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· May, 2010

Stories about Labor from May, 2010

China: Responses to FoxConn's suicides

Jordan: A Day with a Grave Digger

Egypt: On Street Activists and Citizen Journalists

Between online activists, citizen journalists, and street demonstrators, it seems that the cause lost it's purpose and the Internet turned into a soundproof room for cursing and cussing. Marwa Rakha...

Iran: Economic problems and Green Movement

Iran: “We are unemployed”

China: Dying young in FoxConn

Egypt: The State Versus the People on Minimum Wages

Egypt: Workers on Protest Face Security Crackdown

Japan: The part-time jobs that Japanese never want to do again

Qatar: NYT's article draws fire from locals and residents alike

Shabina Khatri reports on rising tensions between locals and expats as Doha residents extol, protest New York Times depiction of Qataris as coddled, self-indulgent creatures, hated by the foreigners who...

Russia: Coal Miners Block the Railroad

Russia: Coalmine Disaster

China: I-Phone subcontractor's workers commit suicide

China: expelling the unemployed from Shenzhen

Ridding the city of those unemployed for longer than three months—that’s what Shenzhen’s vice mayor and police chief suggested April 29 in response to security problems in this special economic...

China: Apple hexane poisoning

Philippines: Labor Day 2010

Workers of the world celebrated International Labor Day on May 1. In the Philippines, thousands of workers marched on the streets to demand higher wages and better working conditions as...

Ecuador: Social Groups March in Celebration of Labor Day

Like many countries around the world, Ecuadorians commemorated International Worker's Day on May 1st. This day has historically been a day where workers in the country have pushed for better...

Egypt: A Strike for Minimum Wages

A court ruling was issued to force the Egyptian government to set a minimum living wage for both the private and public sector workers. Egyptian bloggers are reacting and promoting...

Iran: Workers demonstrated in several cities

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