To The Workers! –A Young Leftist Student Led Her Fellow Chinese Workers To Fight For Better Lives

Qian Benli

A female worker representative in an auto parts factory, who was democratically elected by her fellow rank and file workers and is fighting bravely against the management, has recently become an icon in the circles of labor activists and lefties in China. This young heroine’s name is Shen Mengyu, who is also a graduate of Sun Yat-sen University and holds a master’s degree in mathematics and computational science. The contrast between her career choice and outstanding academic qualification aroused broader curiosity and discussion on social media as well. Continue reading To The Workers! –A Young Leftist Student Led Her Fellow Chinese Workers To Fight For Better Lives