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China tried to crush #MeToo, but it’s making a comeback

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In China, it’s rare for people to speak out about their rights—when they do, authorities, eager to maintain public order and security, are swift toRead full story

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  • The #MeToo movement is clearly not a nation-by-nation issue, it's a human problem. IF Western nations are concerned about the me too movement, it's largely relating to the cultural impact or the dismantling of existing structures (many of which need to be undone).

    In China, the substance of the movement

    The #MeToo movement is clearly not a nation-by-nation issue, it's a human problem. IF Western nations are concerned about the me too movement, it's largely relating to the cultural impact or the dismantling of existing structures (many of which need to be undone).

    In China, the substance of the movement is less important than anything that has the capacity to make a large group of people coalesce around a single issue. This invalidates not only the movement itself, which is as relevant in the China as it is in US--as well as the individual liberties of each person involved.

  • I don't know why they try to crush it I can tell you and my eyes it's a good thing. While some people may be taking advantage of this moment it is something that's necessary. I don't think that things like this should be I looked over. male or female everyone deserves to feel safe, I just hope that it

    I don't know why they try to crush it I can tell you and my eyes it's a good thing. While some people may be taking advantage of this moment it is something that's necessary. I don't think that things like this should be I looked over. male or female everyone deserves to feel safe, I just hope that it sprays everywhere and we start treating each other equally and with respect cuz that's the way it should be.

  • I didn't realize that this was a world wide movement. I mean I realize that women everywhere have this same experience but I didn't realize how far the movement had reached. it's not surprising that the Chinese government tries to quiet this protest though simply cause they don't like any kind of unrest

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