"Although our countries are different, the exploitation of the workers is the same 對工人的剝削是超越國界的!" #AbandonedWorkers #關廠工人
National Highway Toll Clerks 國道收費員抗爭事件: (1~15)
Hydis Abandoned Workers 抗爭事件: (16~18）
2015 Taiwan #AbandonedWorkers #關廠工人 rise up again, with the #ETC abandoned workers (Toll booth workers) from Taiwan National Highways, and the #Hydis abandoned workers from S. Korea (Factory closed by a powerful Taiwan capitalist). The names may be different, but the excuses to abandon their long-time workers are the same. Again, "Nobody cares for workers, till they fight for ourselves. 工人沒人疼, 只有自己拼!" as long as the capitalism was the bible of our generation, #AbandonedWorkers #關廠工人 will never disappear.
Taiwan Brief History 台灣簡史：
-1895~1945: Japanese colonial period. 日本治台50年。
-1947: KMT (Chinese Nationalist Party) retreated from China civil war to occupy Taiwan & initiated ROC (apart from PROC) with a martial law. Over hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese were tortured, killed or vanished in 4 decades of White Terror (unidentified for Top Classified). 國民黨自中國內戰被推翻後，以中華民國之名撤退/殖民/接管台灣，實行戒嚴專制約半世紀，#二二八 #白色恐怖 時期，被刑求/屠殺/失蹤的民眾難以估計（自數千至數十萬人數因國安理由未能公開）。
-1971: PROC China claimed ROC Taiwan ownership from UN. China regards Taiwan as a rebel region that must be reunited by force if necessary. 聯合國決議一個中國，佔領台灣的中華民國從此喪失國際主權。
-1992: Taiwan & China became "1 country 2 systems" according to PROC-ROC secret agreement. 國民黨開始倡導模稜兩可的 #一中各表 #一國兩治。
-2000: With the election of President Chen Shui-bian from the opposition Democratic Progressive Party, Taiwan changed from One Party Dictatorship into Corporatocracy, as most of the financial & political power still controlled by KMT. 雖有首位民選總統陳水扁，但民進黨並未積極 #轉型正義，而國民黨仍舊掌握大多數資源，台灣由一黨獨裁變成權貴政治。
-2008: Corruption allegations undermined Mr Chen's popularity and contributed to the DPP's loss to a resurgent KMT. 民進黨爆發貪瀆，執政權回歸國民黨。
-2014: #OccupyCongress (0318~0424) by students, activists, NGOs & pro-Taiwan independent groups united to fight the tyranny China Trade Pacts & the systemic corruption of KMT government, turned into the national Sunflower Movement. 以台北社運圈為中心的反服貿運動，在318佔領立法院後壯大為全島響應的太陽花運動。
-2015: New generation start to use citizen power calling for changes, such as the legislative, constitutional and educational reform. There is no turning back for democracy Taiwan. 新生代受到太陽花運動鼓舞, 公民運動與投入政治開始蔚為風潮。
It's hard to rely 100% on ads to keep our organization going.
If you feel like you get some value from this library, consider making a donation today.