What the international community can do about the plight of pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong is an open question. China is a sovereign country and even Hong Kong's special and relatively free status within the authoritarian state doesn't fully shield its people from the wrath of the authorities or invite outside intervention. If the Chinese government insists on holding bogus elections in the region, then it's up to locals to give them good reason to change their minds (Anthony Fisher described the players in the protests last week). But it's difficult to avoid being moved by this Hong Kong student's description of protests and the police response, and her plea for support.
Workers say they've had their hours cut and lost other benefits, such as health insurance. If only someone could have predicted that.
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"Antifa and the Far Right," he adds, are "good for nothing."
A new ethnic studies curriculum will teach students that "ancient mathematical knowledge has been appropriated by Western culture."
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