thelearningbrain

thelearningbrain:

unjustifiedclaims:

I have been seeing a large amount of things online trying to predict what the future will bring.

And I never read it because I want to be a part of shaping that. So don’t tell me what to do.

thelearningbrain: I read the text-post above and then I picked up my kindle…

beaconpress
penamerican:

The Slippery Slope of Self-Censorship in China

In the first half of 2013, there were 33 Chinese writers languishing in prison; of these, 17 were imprisoned for what they wrote or blogged using digital media. Liu Xiaobo, former president of the Independent Chinese PEN Center, was sentenced to 11 years in prison for writing seven sentences deemed subversive by Chinese authorities

penamerican:

The Slippery Slope of Self-Censorship in China

In the first half of 2013, there were 33 Chinese writers languishing in prison; of these, 17 were imprisoned for what they wrote or blogged using digital media. Liu Xiaobo, former president of the Independent Chinese PEN Center, was sentenced to 11 years in prison for writing seven sentences deemed subversive by Chinese authorities