Hong Kong’s Minorities Face Racism From Police and Protesters
Ethnic tensions are coming to the fore, but many minorities find solidarity with activists.
Hong Kong’s Future: Police State or Mob State?
The destiny of Hong Kong hangs in the balance as neither police nor protesters are willing to back down.
Compromise Is Still (Just About) Possible in Hong Kong
Fixing the crisis will be risky—but worthwhile for both sides.
It Is Time for the United States to Stand Up to China in Hong Kong
Tweets aren’t enough. Washington must make clear that it expects Beijing to live up to its commitments—and it will respond when China does not.
Chinese Propaganda Paints Hong Kong as a Spoiled Brat
The mainland’s new nationalism comes with a heavy dose of old patriarchy.
America’s Silence Helps Autocrats Triumph
Without the support of the U.S. government, pro-democracy forces around the world will wither as authoritarianism gains ground.
The Hong Kong Government Is as Leaderless as the Protesters
A distant Beijing and a shifting protest movement make it hard to sit down at the bargaining table.
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Arrests in Hong Kong, a proroguing prime minister, and criticism of World Bank funding in Xinjiang.