Labor Strikes Up 18% in China in First Six Months

At the same time the Chinese economy becomes more erratic, labor strikes are increasing. These strikes are most intense in the manufacturing and construction industries. The fact that these strikes are occurring in the absence of unions should inspire us not to wait for a union to organize us in order to strike at our own workplaces!

Read in China Labour Bulletin

Coal miners in the north-eastern city of Shuangyashan stage mass protest over wage arrears on 9 March 2016

About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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