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...mistreatment and allow the world to have a glimpse into a secretive nation. Put simply, if the Chinese come together and act without fear, they can use social media to shut down Communism. While revolt may have not been possible even 10 years ago, now social media presence is the highest it has ever been and technological advances allow for snapshots of scenes to be seen internationally in seconds. While China may be prosperous now, it’s not clear whether or not it will remain economically stable and growing in years to come. Therefore, overthrowing the regime and establishing a more capitalist, democratic system is the best course of action for China. This is where we can see the strongest correlation between the Arab spring and the potential for a Chinese revolution, as both nations are in a time period where advancement can spark change if used to their advantage.
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