AN OLD LEFTIST FANS THE FLAMES

Posted:  May 6, 2013   Martin Lee’s successors face many challenges as they go about their work of democratic institution-building.  Re-designing the Chief Executive Election Committee means confronting not only the interests of Hong Kong’s major established...

AN OLD CAT SINGES HIS WHISKERS

Posted:  May 2, 2013   Martin Lee Chu-ming [ 李柱銘 ],  a founder of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, used the phrase about old cats getting too close to the fire with reference to himself.  He was embarrassed recently by jumping the gun and announcing his own...

UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE: The Campaign Against …

Posted:  April 18, 2013   Beijing and all concerned parties must be very worried about the new phase of Hong Kong’s campaign for universal suffrage elections.   The sequence is as familiar as pan-democrats’  long-standing demand.  But this time the...