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Strikes Sweep South Korea

Who says the working class is dead? Certainly no one in South Korea. Following a million strong demonstration last week against his government, President Lee Myung-bak is now facing a massive strike wave. Despite being elected in a landslide last December his neo-liberal administration is already in deep trouble as resistance mounts to pension reform, his close relationship with the US and an environmentally damaging canal project. For more:

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/article4147021.ece

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