June 01, 2019
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.
April 23, 2019
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.
October 18, 2018
A Slowing Chinese Economy Means More Instability
By Tyler Headley
With economic headwinds, protests become more common. Even China is no exception.
October 06, 2018
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.
August 28, 2018
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.
March 21, 2018
China’s Forced Labor Problem
By Peter Bengtsen
Forced labor in China receives remarkably little attention despite decades as the world’s factory floor.
May 11, 2016
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.
November 14, 2015
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.