Liz Wolfe is a staff editor at Reason. She was formerly managing editor at The Federalist. Her work has appeared in Playboy, The Daily Beast, CityLab, Houston Chronicle, and National Review. Formerly of Austin, Texas, she now lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Regina Ip spins a fantasy of a just government restoring order to Hong Kong.
Chen Guangcheng Fled China to America, and Last Night He Spoke at the RNC. How About Opening Our Doors to Oppressed Hongkongers Too?
"In China, expressing beliefs or ideas not approved by the CCP—religion, democracy, human rights—can lead to prison."
2 Pro-Democracy University Employees in Hong Kong Fired as Beijing-Imposed National Security Law Takes Effect
"Academic staff...are no longer free to make controversial statements to the general public about politically or socially controversial matters," one of them writes.
Texas Is Allowing Restaurants To Reopen Starting Today. Many Restaurant Owners Fear It Won't Go Well.
"You can't exactly eat with a mask on, and I have a small space where people would be in close proximity to each other."
"It's unconscionable that the Trump administration would do the bidding of the potato and junk food industries," noted one critic. But Trump's changes are relatively minor.
The Trump administration is trying to make it harder for pregnant women to enter the country as tourists since they might give birth while here.
What is the correct reward for the person who creates something that millions of people want badly enough to pay for it?
It's the end of the decade, and groceries, birth control, and weed can all be delivered straight to your door.
The president takes credit for the fact that Beijing hasn't sent tanks into Hong Kong.
Escalating violence in Hong Kong
The protester, Chow Tsz-lok, was only 22.
The video Abbott shared was not of a homeless person—it was a mentally ill person having a serious episode. Whoops.
Of those who reported a negative view of capitalism, 20 percent say it's exploitative or corrupt.
Among other things, it would end Uber as we know it.
Under Chinese authoritarianism, they'll have neither.
The company's Chinese ownership may have something to do with it.
Today, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdrew the controversial extradition bill that set off protests.
"Hong Kong is a place without basic political and economic freedom," Wong tells Reason.
Simon Cheng Man-kit, a staffer at the British Consulate in Hong Kong, hasn't returned from a trip he took to mainland China nearly two weeks ago.
Despite police harassment and border confiscations, protest supplies continue to make their way to dissidents.
Hong Kong Protesters Attacked Two Chinese Men Tuesday As Demonstrations Against Extradition Treaty Escalate
Pro-democracy dissidents turned violent yesterday at Hong Kong's airport.
Nine people were injured during the weekend's protests in Hong Kong, including one woman who might be permanently blind after a violent encounter with the police.
As Beijing develops a high-tech police state, Hongkongers develop ways to resist it.
It's foolish for media outlets to imply that laws which were signed in May and June were passed in relation to the tragic shooting in El Paso.
A tale of chicken and cultural appropriation in Austin.
Cannabis equity programs are growing in popularity, but do they actually work?