The new voices of dissent

Lawrence, Susan V.
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/30/94, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p43
Examines how dissidents are challenging Communist rule through their League for the Protection of Working People of the People's Republic of China, a labor movement organized along the lines of Poland's Solidarity. Beijing's Communist leaders who are rattled; Economic reform which has weakened Beijing's grip on traditional levers of control over individuals; Dissidents including Zhang Lin and Wang Dan; Use of pagers and telephones by the activists.


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