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October 03, 2012

A roundup of recent comments by CCS Director Mary Gallagher's on Chinese labor politics

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Foxconn riot in China seen as likely to recur
by William Wan, The Washington Post

Congressional-Executive Commission on China
hearing on "Working Conditions and Worker Rights in China: Recent Developments"

Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2200
Watch Professor Gallagher's testimony and/or download the MP3 recording of the proceedings here.

Listen to the proceedings and download presentations (including Mary Gallagher's) at
"Evolution of China’s Governance: Chinese and American Perspectives,"
an event hosted by John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution

China's trade union takes up a new cause — workers
by Andrew Higgins, The Washington Post

Willful Ignorance: How Apple And Other Electronics Giants Gain the Benefits of Chinese Labor
by Yepoka Yeebo, The Huffington Post

China in 2010: A 13-Link Retrospective
by Jeffrey Wasserstrom, The Huffington Post

Chinese Workers’ Rising Rights-Consciousness
by Stanley Lubman, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network

Chinese Workers Ramp Up Demand for Better Wages
by Jamila Trindle, AOL News

The Labor Movement in China
Focus: Interviews on global affairs and daily life
WILL-AM 580 - Illinois Public Media

A University of Michigan Podcast: Worker strikes in China could drive up prices for goods

China costs are great wall for fashion firms
by Adrianne Pasquarelli, Crain's New York Business

Honda Workers Bypass 'Toothless' China Unions, Fueling Strikes
by Liza Lin and Stephanie Wong, Bloomberg

As China Aids Labor, Unrest Is Still Rising
by Edward Wong, The New York Times

Room for Debate: What Do China's Workers Want?
The New York Times

Chinese Workers Challenge Beijing's Authority
by Norihiko Shirouzu, The Wall Street Journal

Why is the Chinese government allowing workers to strike?
by Katherine Ryder, Fortune Magazine (via CNN Money)

As China’s Wages Rise, Export Prices Could Follow
by David Barboza, The New York Times

Labor unrest in China reflects changing demographics, more awareness of rights
by Keith Richburg, The Washington Post

Posted by zzhu at October 3, 2012 05:21 AM