[lbo-talk] Exercise along with Michael Jackson

// ravi ravi at platosbeard.org
Wed Apr 13 09:13:10 PDT 2011

On Apr 13, 2011, at 8:00 AM, Charles Turner wrote:
> On Apr 11, 2011, at 4:09 PM, // ravi wrote:
>> A billion people listened/listen to Michael Jackson and found it entertaining. Perhaps he could have used this popularity to inform the public on politics. Or perhaps bringing some listening pleasure (even if it is not obscure enough to be sophisticated) is enough to make someone a non-cipher?
> <http://shanghaiist.com/2011/04/13/watch_700_kids_in_rural_chongqing_d.php>
> (Some of you might want to skip ahead in the video about 2:00)
> "Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai may have replaced prime-time television dramas with communist propaganda and assembled thousands of people to sing red songs with him, but here at the local primary school in Duping Village of Chongqing's Wushan Town, it's Michael Jackson the kids are dancing to. Every morning 10am, students at Duping Primary School will assemble in neat rows on their school field, set amid the verdant hills of rural Chongqing, and move to the King of Pop's Dangerous as part of their daily calisthenics routine.”

That was delightful! Thanks for the link.


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