Headlines November 23, 2022 from Democracy Now!

China: Hundreds of Workers Walk Off Job at World’s Largest iPhone Factory

Nov 23, 2022

 

In China, hundreds of workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory have clashed with Chinese police after walking off the job. Tension has been rising at the Foxconn plant over strict COVID-19 lockdowns and unpaid wages. Videos posted on social media show workers being tear-gassed and beaten outside the plant.

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Headlines November 22, 2022 from Democracy Now!

Death Toll from Java Earthquake Rises to 268

Nov 22, 2022

 

In Indonesia, the death toll from Monday’s powerful earthquake in West Java province has soared to over 260 people. More than a thousand people were injured, and dozens more remain missing, as rescuers continue to search for survivors in the rubble of collapsed buildings. Many of the victims are schoolchildren.

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Headlines November 14, 2022 from Democracy Now!

GOP Election Deniers Lose Races for Key Offices in Battleground States

Nov 14, 2022

 

In Nevada, Democrat Cisco Aguilar defeated 2020 election denier Jim Marchant to become secretary of state. And in Arizona’s secretary of state race, Democrat Adrian Fontes beat out Republican Mark Finchem, who has ties to the far-right Oath Keepers group.

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