China is a growing example fo this phenomena. As the people rise together and raise their voice, they must define what it is they want. Most people speak of a fair go - enough pay to feed the family and put a roof over their heads. We all deserve that at the very least. And this cry sounds very similar to the cries from the rest of the world, the Arab spring, the occupy movement etc etc.
In the end perhaps this journey will push us to discover a global community spirit where we act in a mutually responsible manner - after all if we all want a fair go and a roof over our head and to feed the family, we cannot simply expect a goverment to hand this out , as a parent to a child. We must provide this for each other - become mutually responsible for each other. Just as in one global village or family. It will take a bit more pushing and shoving and heartaches before this gets realized. But in the end we will see how we are all together on this boat called planet Earth, and if one country drills a hole in its part of the boat, the whole planet will sink.