The Voices of China’s Workers

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TED Talks In the ongoing debate about globalization, what’s been missing is the voices of workers — the millions of people who migrate to factories in China and other emerging countries to make goods sold all over the world.

 

Our collective understanding of modern industrialization and globalization needs to go beyond the binary of “oppressors” and “victims.”  This lecture explores the voices and lives of Chinese workers that we so often simply see as simply victims of a system, but are full of ambition and agency. 

 

Tags: industry, globalization, labor, China, TED. 

Steven Sutantro‘s insight:

Just beyond what I thought before. Chinese workers deserve to pursue their own dreams and passions. They are born for such a purpose.

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