OF DEVILS AND DETAILS

  Posted:  Nov. 24, 2014   The devil lies in the details, or so the saying goes, and evidence of both lies hidden within one recent Chinese University opinion poll on Hong Kong’s shifting views.  If accurate, the devil lies in the public’s view of a...

WHAT THE STUDENTS ARE UP AGAINST

  Posted:  Nov. 17, 2014   During the last political reform controversy, in 2010, one diplomat on assignment here was definitely not among the “foreign forces” Beijing loves to blame for all of Hong Kong’s political troubles.  He couldn’t wait for his...

THE ANTI-OCCUPY DIS-INFORMATION CAMPAIGN

  Posted:  Nov. 3, 2014   For those of us here who have been living with the people and players in Hong Kong’s democracy movement all along, what’s happening now follows naturally from all that has gone before.  If a starting date needs to be identified for...