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Strikes Grow in China as Grassroots Labor Movement Takes Shape


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Strikes Grow in China as Grassroots Labor Movement Takes Shape

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

As the economic landscape in China continues to shift, an awakening working class is demanding fair treatment and higher wages—and the movement is picking up steam.

The Associated Press on Monday highlighted the emerging resistance to workplace exploitation and authoritarian government policies that has steadily grown over the past four years, with numbers of strikers doubling annually since 2011 until they reached more than 1,300 last year.


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Gee, sounds more and more like the US - except that it would seem the Chinese are making progress while we are going backwards ...


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So, what aspect of China is socialist? It would seem, none of it. Kinda figured once they got the bit in their mouth they'd be more aggressive capitalists than the US. Just going back to their roots.