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Dissident “Gangnam” in China

Ai Weiwei, China’s best-known dissident, has released his own Gangnam Style parody now being parsed to determine its political message. The artist appears dancing at his studio with friends, wearing a pink shirt and brandishing handcuffs — perhaps referring to his jailing earlier this year. Lara Day from the Wall Street Journal discusses the political implications  behind the video and the controversy surrounding it in China, where it was quickly banned by the Chinese government.

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