Dreams and Defiance in Foxconn City: An Interview with Jenny Chan

Interviewer: Mark Levison Dissent Spring 2021 China’s rapid economic growth is built on a factory system that relies on hundreds of millions of exploited workers. In the face of repression, those workers have found creative ways to resist. Links to the Full Content: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/dreams-and-defiance-in-foxconn-city-an-interview-with-jenny-chan

Grieving Our Martyred Foxconn Workmates 悼念富士康工友烈士 (Daonian Fushikang gongyou lieshi)

— Grieving Our Martyred Foxconn Workmates —Xiaoxiao 悼念富士康工友烈士 (Daonian Fushikang gongyou lieshi) ——小小 LeapI use my life to end your gleeLeapI use my life to stop the production line LeapI use my life to proclaim to the people LeapI use my life to protest against the timesLeapI use my life to peel away your cloakLeapI use myContinue reading “Grieving Our Martyred Foxconn Workmates 悼念富士康工友烈士 (Daonian Fushikang gongyou lieshi)”

致我死去的兄弟姐妹 (zhi wo siq de xiongdi jiemei)For My Departed Brothers and Sisters

For My Departed Brothers and Sisters 致我死去的兄弟姐妹 (zhi wo siq de xiongdi jiemei) I’m just like you I was just like you: A teenager leaving home, Eager to make my own way in the world. 我和你们一样 我曾像你们一样, 青春年少,背井离乡, 渴望能自己养活自己,闯荡天下。 Source: Yan Jun’s poem is collected in the program catalogue of the 3rd New Workers Cultural and Arts Festival,Continue reading “致我死去的兄弟姐妹 (zhi wo siq de xiongdi jiemei)For My Departed Brothers and Sisters”

“Life and Dignity – Memorializing Foxconn Workmates,” a poetic and musical performance dedicated to the deceased Foxconn workers and their families on 28 May 2010 in Pi Village, Beijing (photo credit: New Workers Art Troupe).

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