The Global Post is currently featuring an interactive online exhibit that portrays an “intimate look at China’s migrant workers.” Besides stories and pictures, they also have video slideshows and audio translations of actual migrant workers’ thoughts.
Some 200 million people are flowing through China in search of work, part of the biggest migration in human history. For better or worse, this teeming and unstable mass is fueling China’s remarkable rise. Here are three of their stories. This Global Post special report also includes recent China coverage by correspondents Kathleen E. McLaughlin, Josh Chin and managing editor Thomas Mucha.
It’s definitely worth a look.
More on migrant workers on Shanghaiist:
Video: China’s Internal Migrants
The plight of 58 million children with absentee migrant parents
Current TV: China’s secret workers