China’s Big Tech sector urged to abide by Karl Marx’s ideals, do away with 996 work culture

//China’s Big Tech sector urged to abide by Karl Marx’s ideals, do away with 996 work culture

China’s Big Tech sector urged to abide by Karl Marx’s ideals, do away with 996 work culture

Big Tech companies are being called on to refrain from “limitless exploration of surplus labour for high surplus value”, according to an opinion piece in a newspaper run by the country’s top political advisory body, in a rare public reference to Karl Marx’s economic thought to assess China’s infamous 996 work culture.The opinion piece, published by the CPPCC Daily on Tuesday, was written by Ling Zhenguo, a former deputy chairman of the Committee on Population, Resources and Environment of the…

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