OCCUPY AFTERSHOCKS

  Posted:  Jan. 14, 2015   News on the political reform front has not been kind to Yellow Umbrella/Occupy Central protesters since their road blockades were removed one by one … the last just a month ago on December 15.  But probably the most discouraging...

MIS-READING or RE-WRITING? … (cont’d.)

  Posted:  Jan. 5, 2015   Beijing officials are responding to Hong Kong’s upsurge of protest against its strict electoral reform ultimatum with stern warnings about the need for serious reflection and re-enlightenment.  It seems Hong Kong misread and...

MIS-READING or RE-WRITING?

  Posted:  Dec. 30, 2014   Beijing officials are responding to Hong Kong’s September 28 – December 15 student-led street blockades with stern warnings about Hong Kong’s need for some serious reflection on its status as a Special Administration Region...

RE-ENLIGHTENMENT

  Posted:  Dec. 22, 2014   Now that Hong Kong’s streets have been cleared of their tent city encampments, everyone … we are told … is breathing a sigh of relief.  Everyone is also taking stock of what was and was not accomplished by the Yellow...

MANAGING THE RETREAT

  Posted:  Dec. 12, 2014   Clearing Hong Kong’s streets became as uncertain an exercise as the campaign to block them in the first place … back at the time when it all began last September 28.   The last day was yesterday, December 11, when the government...