Analysis and Commentary

The two cornerstones of labour rights: Right to organize and Right to strike

collective bargaining has always been a power struggle between the employers and employees. The weaker side takes “solidarity” as its motto, referring that only when organized, it would become strong enough for resistance, and strike is the last but indispensable choice of resistance.

Reflections on the recent trends in China’s labour movement

China’s economic development in the last two decades marked a unique path of capitalist development under the unique historical and politico-economic conditions of the 21st century. Various concerns have been raised about its development, its sustainability and the impact of its emerging power on Chinese society and global politics and economics.