"China's foreign ministry has confirmed that police are investigating artist Ai Weiwei for suspected economic crimes."
Being charaterized as an avatar of things to come is what is prescient here -- ones acts, actions, lived aesthetics that jeopardize -- status quos'. My motherland (for all realities a gender unto itself) wears out its people, others take theirs out -- make attempts to dispossess body, mind and spirit/ soul (yes this is it); while yet others make you ambivalent about who you are, what you could be, how do you maintain cohesion -- and the process accelerates.
On 8 April, at about 9.40am or so Anna Hazare unpon breaking his fast at Jantaar Mantar, (http://tehelka.com/story_m
“You see, the CBI, the Vigilance Commission, the Lokpal—all the agencies that are meant to curb corruption are under the control of the state. The CBI has so far inquired into many corruption cases. Did they send any minister to jail? Did any IAS or IPS officer go to jail?
“Because, if anyone tried to do that, the government would warn them, shut your mouth. Otherwise your shop will be shut."
Image: Detail of We do not come by our Thoughts; They come to us: 4