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Sophie Beach is CDT's Executive Editor. She lives in Berkeley, California.
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Photo: HK is like this…., by Roger Price

August 12, 2014

Could Stronger Unions Make China More Democratic?

Earlier this month, an explosion at a metal works factory in Kunshan, Jiangsu, which makes car wheels for foreign automakers, killed at least 75 people. Lax enforcement of safety regulations was blamed for the accident. In the wake of the explosion, workers and activists have joined together to write a public petition calling for greater protections of workers’ rights and

August 12, 2014