工潮 gongchao (sounds like: goong tshao) is Chinese for strike, strike movement or wave, workers’ mobilization or movement.
gongchao.org was formed in September 2008 as a project for the research and documentation of labor unrest and social movements in China from the perspective of class struggle, migration and gender. The website offers a selection of analytical texts and workers’ own narratives in several languages.
Besides writing and translating articles and books, gongchao.org participates in inquiries and interview projects in China and sets up talks and discussions on workers’ struggles in China in places around Eastern and Western Europe as well as elsewhere.
The documented texts can be used further in compliance with the Creative Commons-regulations Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Responsible for the website https://www.gongchao.org:
c/o Schwarze Risse
Tel: +49 30 691 94 63
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Apart from the texts signed by gongchao.org, all other documented or linked texts and videos only reflect the views of the respective authors (or filmmakers).
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