Of course ordinary people cannot verify these speculations. Nevertheless, for people who long for genuine freedom and democracy in both Hong Kong and the mainland, the discords and conflicts within the CCP are undoubtedly good things to see. Continue reading Beijing’s Information War may Experience a Backlash
Let’s show our support for Hong Kong, which is resisting in an organized way.
Using umbrellas to protect themselves from tear gas, lasers, helmets, let us pay homage to their inspiring creativity. Continue reading Hong Kong solidarity demonstration in France: 17th August – ACT 40 United Act: Everyone brings one’s umbrella!
Sud Aerien expresses his full solidarity with Cathay Pacific workers threatened with being fired if they “support or participate in illegal protests”. From the news we get here in France, two ground workers have been sacked and one pilot has been removed. Continue reading 法國航空業僱員工會聲援國泰員工反送中（英文版）
The fourth feature of the present situation is that it exposes all the multiple players who are participating in this game simultaneously. In addition to the Hong Kong people who are fighting against Beijing’s puppet, there is Britain, America, the European Union, the Hong Kong Government, the Liaison Office, all the mainland political and economic entities which have direct or indirect interests in Hong Kong, and the inimical factions at the top of the CCP. Continue reading Four Features of the Current Situation in Hong Kong
Editor’s note: Some days ago, Chinese IT workers posted their protest against the so called 996 work schedule. US workers of Microsoft and GitHub –a website owned by Microsoft where the Chinese IT workers posted their protest – have now issued a statement in support of the Chinese workers. We are re-posting this statement, which has been signed by 336 workers, including some from China, here. Continue reading US Microsoft and GitHub Workers Support Chinese IT Workers’ 996.ICU movement
This article first posted in Made in China Journal.
Au Loong Yu
12 January 2019
In July this year, 89 workers at the Shenzhen Jasic Technology Co. Ltd demanded the right to set up a workplace union. In the past decade there has been an explosion of strikes in Shenzhen, and this dispute is one of the many where workers have demanded better working conditions, owed wages, unpaid social insurance, and severance pay. Yet, the Jasic case is unusual in that it was supported openly by a group of some 50 self-proclaimed Maoists and Marxist university students, along with a small group of older citizens. Coming from different parts of China, they organised themselves into a ‘Jasic Worker Support Group’ and descended on Jasic to stand in solidarity with the workers who were battling the police. Continue reading The Jasic Mobilisation: A High Tide for the Chinese Labour Movement?