An update on the Xiao Huazhong case, a new workers survey in Shenzhen, and more on the Honda strikes
In this episode, Geoffrey Crothall gives an update
on the Xiao Huazhong case. William Nee and Geoffrey discuss an interesting new survey of migrant workers
, and a bit more on the Honda Strikes.
On Chinese workers in Singapore, the latest at Foxconn, and a new social welfare plan in Chongqing
In this episode, Aris Chan discusses her recent visit
to investigate the status of migrant workers in Singapore. Geoffrey Crothall talks about his recent trip to Shenzhen where he chatted with Foxconn workers
. And William Nee briefly introduces a new plan by the Chongqing government aimed at addressing livelihood issues.
On the Honda strikes and Foxconn
In this podcast Geoffrey Crothall and William Nee discuss the recent strikes at the Honda plant
(and in other areas of China like Shanghai
, ), and the recent controversies surrounding Foxconn
Sentencing in the Tonghua incident, the coal mine miracle rescue, and Han Han.
In this episode, William Nee and Geoffrey Crothall talk about the sentencing to life in prison for one of the suspects in the Tonghua incident
. We also talk about the coal mine miracle rescue
, and the short listing of Han Han
as one of the "most influential people in the world" by Time Magazine.
We also mention CLB's director Han Dongfang's interview
with two workers at Lucky Gem who contracted pneumoconiosis while working there.
A discussion about Apple's Supplier Report, CSR, and the "labour famine"
In this episode, William Nee and Geoff Crothall discuss the controversy
surrounding Apple's report on its suppliers and other issues related to corporate and social responsibility. Also, Geoff talks about his recent trip to Guangdong
to assess China's so-called "labour famine". We also mention a joint op-ed by 13 mainland newspapers to reform the hukou system
Also, we encourage our listeners to check out Radio Labour
and Shanghai Scrap
(and apologies for the mispronunciation!)
A discussion about increasing wages, a nationwide "labour famine", and community teachers
In this episode, William Nee and Geoffrey Crothall discuss recent protests in Suzhou, the "labour famine"
, rising wages, the "ant tribe"
and the difficulty in securing justice for community teachers
Also, check out Radio Labour