For rural migrants, a job as a food-delivery worker is an unusually easy ticket to city life. But China's gig economy has also created an "immense army of precariats". I took a closer look at these young workers' dreams, frustrations—and collective power economist.com/china/2020/04/…
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I also want to highlight this accompanying chart, using data by @chinalabour, which daily updates a fascinating strike map of China (@CLBStrikeMap) by industry that goes back to 2011—an essential gauge in a country with no official statistics on worker protests

Apr 3, 2020 · 7:39 AM UTC

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