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Chinese Teachers Protest Against Low Wages

Over the last few weeks thousands of teachers went on strike across northeastern China, protesting against low pay and forced contributions to their pension plans. The strike ended last week. It was one of several that rapidly spread throughout towns and cities in recent weeks. Teachers say they were protesting low wages.  One teacher said she just wanted to raise her salary. She said she was not comparing her salary with others, but just wants the salary she...

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