THE BALLOT BOX: Key to a Hong Kong Solution

Note:  This article posted at Hong Kong Free Press, Nov. 30 * The way lies open before him if only Chinese leader Xi Jinping can bring himself to take it.  The way leads to a solution for Hong Kong’s current political crisis that took a violent turn this year on...

NOTES FROM THE NOVEMEBER 2019 CAMPAIGN TRAIL

Note:  This post was originally prepared for Nov. 21, 2019 posting.  Due to CUHK campus protest shutdown and link disruption, not possible to post then at this site.  See WordPress for the original Nov. 21 posting, and HKFP repost, Nov. 23.*      Keep calm and...

THE BALLOT BOX: LAST LINE OF DEFENSE

Hong Kong has had two major protest election cycles and pro-democracy partisans did better than expected in both.  The first was in 2003-04, the second in 2015-16.   A third will begin next month, and everyone is either hoping, or bracing, for a similar result.     ...