China’s Restless Workers
By Neil Thompson
Labor strikes are rising in China as weak demand sees factories shutter and workers’ pay cut.
What a Gay Flight Attendant’s Lost Discrimination Case Says About LGBTQ Rights in China
By Darius Longarino and Yanhui Peng
Chai Cheng’s case is one of the latest chapters in the frustrated struggle of China’s LGBTQ community to obtain legal protection against discrimination.
How Is China Doing on ESG Goals?
By Sara Hsu
Chinese firms are moving in the right direction, but they lag behind Western firms that must follow ESG goals in order to compete.
The Myth of Chinese Capitalism
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Dexter Roberts.
From Tiananmen to Today: The State of Chinese Activism
By Emile Dirks
30 years after Tiananmen, activism in China continues, though by necessity it has taken different forms.
Alibaba’s Jack Ma Sparks Debate Over China’s Long Working Hours
By Christopher Bodeen and Wang Shanshan
The long-held expectation of long hours and weekend work is now sparking a backlash.
A Slowing Chinese Economy Means More Instability
By Tyler Headley
With economic headwinds, protests become more common. Even China is no exception.
No Place for Real Marxists in Communist China
By Palden Sonam
Students are finding out the hard way that there is a huge gap between pure Marxism and the Chinese brand.
Communist China’s Crackdown on Labor Protesters
By Shannon Tiezzi
China’s rhetorical embrace of Marx hasn’t prevented the arrests of activists supporting an independent trade union.
China’s Forced Labor Problem
By Peter Bengtsen and Peter Bengtsen
Forced labor in China receives remarkably little attention despite decades as the world’s factory floor.
As China's Economy Slows, Workers' Anger Soars
By Cal Wong
As workers face layoffs and unpaid wages, they are increasingly taking to the streets.
Wal-Mart Uprising: The Battle for Labor Rights in China
By Linda van der Horst
Wal-Mart is the latest frontier in China's nascent labor rights movement.