November 18th, 2012


Social media is empowering Chinese citizens, despite the Communist regime’s efforts to censor and regulate online communication, says a leading dissident.

“Daily, when the event’s happening, people start to make comments on it, which already completely changes the landscape of the political situation,” activist-artist Ai Weiwei says, in a new video (above) posted on the BigThink blog.



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