Dateline US: Economic Power for the 99%

By David Apgar
Economic shame haunts hard-working Americans. They ask themselves why they can’t do as well as their parents.
Economic shame haunts hard-working Americans. They ask themselves why they can’t do as well as their parents.
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Chinese-Canadians Call for Democracy in China and End of Communist Rule at Rally in Toronto

Nearly 200 Chinese-Canadians protested in front of the Chinese Consulate in Toronto on July 27, calling for the truth behind Beijing’s coverup of the virus outbreak and for the end of communist rule in China, ushering in an era of democracy. The event was organized by Himalaya Canada, who told The Epoch Times in a […]

Unofficial Hong Kong Vote Sees New Generation Take Over Battle for Democracy

HONG KONG—A younger, more defiant generation of Hong Kong democrats has secured the most votes in unofficial primary elections in the Chinese-ruled city, setting the stage for a battle with pro-Beijing politicians for control of the city’s legislature. The success of young contenders in the primaries organised by the pro-democracy camp on the weekend to […]

When Loya Jirga Meets Extinction Rebellion

By Alex Barker
To save our democracies from rising levels of frustration, we need more citizen councils.
To save our democracies from rising levels of frustration, we need more citizen councils.
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Germany’s Special Responsibility for Hong Kong

By Johannes Vogel
Why we must defend Hong Kong’s freedom like West Berlin’s in its day.
Why we must defend Hong Kong’s freedom like West Berlin’s in its day.
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The Globalist Chartroom: How China Breaks Hong Kong

By The Globalist
A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring the Hong Kong protests.
A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring the Hong Kong protests.
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Hong Kong and Beijing: A Tale of Two Cities

By Philip Bowring
The current protests show that Hong Kongers aren’t just interested in money, and mainland elites worry that Hong Kong won’t remain a separate territory where they can safely store their money.
The current protests show that Hong Kongers aren’t just interested in money, and mainland elites worry that Hong Kong won’t remain a separate territory where they can safely store their money.
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