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China's Labor Unions - New Tendrils

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

In June 2010, a nonviolent eight-day strike of 1,700 workers at the Honda factory in Zhongshan attracted international attention. Within three weeks, it was the third Honda auto parts factory in Guangdong province to suffer a work stoppage, along with plants in Shenzhen and Foshan.

Green Edge 12: Sweatshops Don't Make Sense

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

Higher labor standards protect jobs in workplaces where workers are respected. They also protect consumers who buy from them.

Green Edge 5: Farm Aid in Islamic China

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

The 8/4 Kashgar attack was not a total surprise: The two attackers were linked to the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), three members of which were executed in a nearby town last month.