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Wolfgang Mueller – first banned from his profession, then a career in China

Wolfgang Müller is a left social scientist and author of books about China.

There is usually very little talk about China from German trade unionists. Wolfgang Mueller was an exception. For 14 years, he advised Siemens, Schaeffler and other companies involved in China at the German metalworkers’ union IG Metall – and built up a network for works councils at companies with Chinese involvement. But where did a man from the Catholic town of Eichsfeld in Lower Saxony get this China expertise?

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