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China: Workers land seats in the Bird’s Nest

By CARA ANNA

Two bricklayers, a security guard and a cement buyer walked across the vast Olympic Green they helped build, holding some of the games’ hottest tickets in their deeply tanned hands. About 300,000 migrant workers helped build the Olympics venues. None was expected to watch them. Many left Beijing this summer – no longer welcome – as construction stopped for the games, forcing them to look for work elsewhere. Continue reading ‘China: Workers land seats in the Bird’s Nest’

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