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China among the world’s most unequal nations

China among the world’s most unequal nations

New study puts China’s Gini coefficient at 0.61, almost level with South Africa • Real unemployment level double the official figure Chinaworker.info China’s sharply widening wealth gap places it among the most unequal nations, a new survey by a Chinese academic institute shows. The report, which was published on 9 […]

What’s behind the Japan-China island conflict?

What’s behind the Japan-China island conflict?

Rising national tensions point to new turbulent era in East Asia Vincent Kolo presents a view of the Diaoyu Island conflict as a contribution to discussion within the Chinese section of the CWI The conflict over disputed islands in the East China Sea has triggered the most serious diplomatic crisis […]

Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

“It’s a big relief,” says Chinese CWI activist Interview with Anna Löfgren of Swedish newspaper Offensiv You have just been granted asylum in Sweden – how does it feel? It feels very good! I have waited a long time for this, and it was a long fight until I finally […]

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Forced to flee China due to state persecution of socialists and left activists chinaworker.info We just learned the great news: Zhang Shujie, 24-years old, who was persecuted by the Chinese dictatorship for his socialist ideas, has been granted asylum. This is a great victory for the Committee for a Workers’ […]

China: 2,000 workers riot at Foxconn factory

China: 2,000 workers riot at Foxconn factory

Brutal conditions behind latest flare-up at iPhone manufacturer chinaworker.info reporters Wages make up just 2-5 percent of the iPhone’s sale price, while Apple’s profit is 57 percent of every iPhone sold. Keep these figures in mind when reading about the latest flare-up at Foxconn, which is a major manufacturer of […]