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Chinese Workers Demanding Better Wages, Conditions, Real Union Protections

Lijia Zhang AlterNet Two weeks ago, Foxconn Technology, an electronic giant, announced it would increase its workers’ salaries by as much as 25%. The move was probably the result of pressure from the increasingly rights-conscious workers and international concerns about … Continue reading

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Lou Dobbs: Dr. Seuss story indoctrinates children against big industry

Eric W. Dolan Raw Story Fox Business host Lou Dobbs warned Tuesday that a movie adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ children’s book The Lorax was indoctrinating children against big industry. Another movie, the animated Japanese film The Secret World of Arrietty, … Continue reading

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Dangerous chemical pollutes drinking water in China

Source: EuroNews Emergency workers in southern China are pouring sacks of neutralising powder into drains leading to the Liujiang River as they try to tackle a chemical spill. The pollution has been caused by a local factory releasing the toxic … Continue reading

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India’s exploited child cotton workers

Source: BBC News he noise was deafening and air in the factory in northern Gujarat was so thick with cotton dust it was like a snowstorm at night. Women and girls, some no more than 10 or 11, fed machines … Continue reading

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