FREEDOM OF POLITICAL EXPRESSION: The Slow Retreat

Evidently the reassuring words from members of Hong Kong’s ruling establishment were not meant to be taken at face value.  It’s getting to be a habit.  The words followed a vociferous campaign spearheaded by former Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to...

THE BANNING OF A HONG KONG POLITICAL PARTY

It would scarcely qualify as a political party under normal circumstances and Hong Kong officials are only recommending the group be banned.  But the prospect has set off alarm bells signifying political dangers far greater than the ostensible threat posed by Andy...