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'Sparks' Author Ian Johnson on Chinese 'Challenging the Party's Monopoly on History'

https://www.npr.org/2023/09/29/1200741656/sparks-author-ian-johnson-on-chinese-challenging-the-partys-monopoly-on-history
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John Ruwitch
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2023-10-03
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There's a way of looking at protests as a three-act play, and we often look at the third act, when people are out on the streets with placards, something like Tiananmen Square in 1989, as being a classic example of that, for example. Or the Falun Gong protests of 1999 and 2000 ... when there's real action and you can see it. But the the foundational work for any successful movement is usually laid in person-to-person contacts in very often more personal ways than we imagine