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China Workers

Matt Sheehan

Guerrilla Theater: China's Migrant Workers Get Political Onstage

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

BEIJING -- For a nominally socialist country, China has many of the trappings of a capitalist paradise. With independent unions banned and the hundred...

Looking for Laoban

Patrick Ainslie | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Patrick Ainslie

Chinese migrant workers are a community beyond the bottom of the economic pyramid, forced to seek employment day-by-day with no guarantees. The foundation of most migrant workers' sustenance is their relationship to a laoban.

China Faces Fresh Upsurge In Labor Unrest

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

SHANGHAI — China is seeing a fresh upsurge in labor unrest as slowing demand for its exports in Europe and the U.S. hits manufacturers already j...