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2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
September 29, 2016
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
The 2014 protests left a lasting legacy of distrust for the government and the police.
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
Forty-Five Minutes With Joshua Wong
June 05, 2016
Forty-Five Minutes With Joshua Wong
The author meets with the well-known Hong Kong activist.
Forty-Five Minutes With Joshua Wong
Did Occupy Central Really Fail?
April 18, 2016
Did Occupy Central Really Fail?
The question is not as straightforward as it might appear.
Did Occupy Central Really Fail?
Why Did Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Fail?
April 06, 2016
Why Did Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Fail?
The key to a successful protest in Hong Kong: economic pressure.
Why Did Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Fail?
Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement, One Year Later
September 24, 2015
Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement, One Year Later
A year on, what can we learn from Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement?
Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement, One Year Later
Hong Kong Postpones Political Development
June 26, 2015
Hong Kong Postpones Political Development
A failed attempt to reform the method of selecting the Chief Executive raises the likelihood of future protests.
Hong Kong Postpones Political Development
Two Myths About KMT’s Defeat in Taiwan’s Local Elections
December 23, 2014
Two Myths About KMT’s Defeat in Taiwan’s Local Elections
The Kuomintang’s recent drubbing had nothing to do with cross-Strait policies or Hong Kong.
Two Myths About KMT’s Defeat in Taiwan’s Local Elections
At Political Impasse, Hong Kong Needs Compromise
December 17, 2014
At Political Impasse, Hong Kong Needs Compromise
The longer term interests of Hong Kong and its people would be best served by pragmatic progress.
At Political Impasse, Hong Kong Needs Compromise
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
December 17, 2014
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
“Now it is time for America to be clear that we stand with the new democracies of Asia.”
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
Hong Kong: Taiwan’s Broken Mirror
December 11, 2014
Hong Kong: Taiwan’s Broken Mirror
The outcome of the protests in one give the other a glimpse of what life might be like should it return to the mainland.
Hong Kong: Taiwan’s Broken Mirror
Beijing Is Winning the Battle But Losing the War in Hong Kong
December 10, 2014
Beijing Is Winning the Battle But Losing the War in Hong Kong
The protesters may be exhausted, but China’s problems with Hong Kong most definitely remain.
Beijing Is Winning the Battle But Losing the War in Hong Kong
What Hong Kong Occupy Could Achieve
December 05, 2014
What Hong Kong Occupy Could Achieve
The protestors may not win genuine universal suffrage for 2017, but they may do something even more important.
What Hong Kong Occupy Could Achieve
Good Art in Bad Times
November 28, 2014
Good Art in Bad Times
The Hong Kong Occupy protests have inspired some fascinating art.
Good Art in Bad Times
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
November 20, 2014
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
2014 has been an historic year for protests in Asia, where until now political freedom has lagged economic growth.
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
November 05, 2014
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
While Hong Kong protests, is it really the case that democracy could never take root on the mainland?
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
Hong Kong’s Identity Crisis
November 01, 2014
Hong Kong’s Identity Crisis
With the recent protests, Hong Kong seeks to chart its own course under the "one country, two systems" policy.
Hong Kong’s Identity Crisis
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