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How a Fatal Disaster at Mt. Everest Has Turned Into a Full-Blown Labor Struggle


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How a Fatal Disaster at Mt. Everest Has Turned Into a Full-Blown Labor Struggle

Michelle Chen

Mount Everest is known as a place that defies gravity, but it’s also a place for upturning social order. To the climber, it’s the pinnacle of a glorious trekking experience. To the anonymous laborer who supports the Westerners’ ascent, it’s a precarious front in a Global South class struggle.