Chinese Students’ Insider View on the Hong Kong Protests

Chinese Students’ Insider View on the Hong Kong Protests

“All departures at Hong Kong airport have been canceled as authorities struggle to deal with massive protests.” CNN bombarded me with this gloomy news while I was on my way to Hong Kong airport to catch the flight that would take me to the beginning of my college life at...

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Hong Kong Protests Expose Authoritarian Shortcomings

Hong Kong Protests Expose Authoritarian Shortcomings

On October 1, China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China with national celebrations and an impressive military parade. The very same day, a high schooler was shot by Hong Kong police amid the worst turmoil the city has seen since it became a...

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During Continued Protests, Hong Kong and Taiwan Band Together in Opposition to Beijing

During Continued Protests, Hong Kong and Taiwan Band Together in Opposition to Beijing

As mass protests continue in Hong Kong, relations between Hong Kong and Taiwan have strengthened from their shared opposition to Beijing. Hong Kongers now support Taiwanese independence more than ever before, and those in Taiwan continue to voice their strong support for Hong Kong’s resistance to an encroaching Beijing. The...

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