Collective Action in China Ai Weiwei's Fans to Help Pay Tax Bill

A Chinese crackdown on dissidents earlier this year included jail time for Ai Weiwei, who rose to world prominence as a co-designer of the "Bird's Nest" stadium in Beijing. After trying to leave in April -- and criticizing Beijing as corrupt -- Ai faces a massive claim for back taxes. His fans are helping.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei: "Very excited" about the support.

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei: "Very excited" about the support.

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