"悲 Sad, 恨 Hate, 怨 Grief, 幹 Fuck" ~Abandoned Workers 關廠工人
On May 5~6, 2013, the elderly Abandoned Workers put on their famous protest vests w/ "悲 Sad, 恨 Hate, 怨 Grief, 幹 Fuck" to fight for their rights, with a 2 days/hundred miles long wheelchair march across 3 cities(勞委會出發輪椅行軍，經新北地院，夜宿三鶯部落、經鶯歌火車站至桃園火車站, 至桃園地院), started from a protest rally & a local spirit ritual, then march through Taipei downtown, to New Taipei City Distrct Court, go on to Taoyuan City Distrct Court.
"Nobody cares for workers, till we fight for ourselves. 工人沒人疼, 只有自己拼!" ~Abandoned Workers 關廠工人
Jump rails 臥軌, Sit-ins 靜坐, Sleep-ins 夜宿, marches 遊行, knee-down crawlings 六步一跪, eggings 丟雞蛋, rallies 包圍, street plays 行動劇, strikes 罷工, hunger strikes 絕食, occupy 佔領, paralyze 癱瘓... The elderly Abandoned Workers 關廠工人 union have nothing to lose but to fight for their rights (mostly severance pay 資遣費 or funeral money 棺材本). From 1996 till now, they were not only looked down for a longtime but cheated and in debts (勞委會當年承諾「代位求償」失業貸款, 如今向惡性關廠失業勞工逼債) by the capital-loving ruling party KMT (Kuomintang, 國民黨 The Chinese Nationalist Party, which registered only 1/5th of its total assets of NT$26.8billion = US$892.4million at Taiwan, which earned the party NT$981.52mn in interest last year, the Ministry of the Interior reported, along w/it's vast assets and variety of profit-making enterprises under its control. Critics further charged that much of the KMT's assets were ill-gotten gains from past business monopolies and special privileges based on political connections over the party's almost six decades of dictatorship in Taiwan).
#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。
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