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Chinese Farmers Revolt Against Government Land Grab

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

By James Pomfret SHANGPU, China, March 7 (Reuters) - Torched vehicles and violent clashes in the Chinese village of Shangpu as farmers...

China 2012: The Year of the Bull (Rogers) or the Bear (Chanos)?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The question is how quickly and to what degree will China's problems affect its economy. It seems to me Jim Rogers and Jim Chanos are each answering this question in his own way.

Will Peasants and Migrant Workers Forge China's New Political Vanguard?

Michelle Chen | Posted 03.05.2012 | World
Michelle Chen

Despite the monetization of Chinese society and the privatization of the state, the poor are discovering that justice can't be bought. Now the dispossessed peasants and migrant laborers have to decide what price they're willing to pay for democracy.

Chinese Govt Gives In To Protesting Village

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Southern Chinese authorities have given in to key demands of protesting villagers after a nearly two-week standoff with police, agreeing in...

After Wukan

Jacqueline N. Deal | Posted 02.18.2012 | World
Jacqueline N. Deal

Amidst the climate of debate and recrimination in Beijing, some will highlight the coincidence of the Wukan uprising in China with the "Occupy" movement in the United States.

Under Siege, Villagers Defy Authorities In Massive Funeral Procession

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 02.15.2012 | World

BEIJING — A man from a southern Chinese fishing village whose death in police custody helped spark a rare revolt was given a hero's farewell Fri...

Small Fishing Village Defies Chinese Government

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's government is trying to defuse a revolt in a small fishing village, offering to investigate the land seizures that touched off...