September 11, 2009

Despite continued economic growth, China fears labor unrest

The People's Republic of China is hoping that Long Chengxin keeps his job. The 55-year-old, who has closely cropped hair and the energy of a much younger man, uprooted his family of five from the southwestern province of Sichuan about a decade ago. After a series of odd jobs, he sells traditional Chinese medicine in a suburb of the capital.

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