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Ai Weiwei

How Should Twitter Change?

This piece originally appeared in our Daily newsletter. Sign up to receive the best of The New Yorker every day in your in-box. Last month, when Elon Musk announced that he planned to buy Twitter, I thought of “South Park,” the rowdy animated comedy series about grade schoolers. One 2016…
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May 13, 2022
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No Other Way to Live: Why Ai Weiwei Left China

Xi Jinping’s tenure has been marked by harsh crackdowns on human rights activism. January 6, 2022 “I refuse to accept the idea that the state’s authority can’t be opposed, challenged, or interrogated. In the face of power, I would always be at a disadvantage, I knew, but I was a…
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January 6, 2022