After months of protest, Hong Kong’s interest in local elections soars

JUDY WOODRUFF: People in Hong Kong will vote on Sunday for members of the District Council. That’s a body that usually focuses on local community issues. But because this is the first election since the beginning of protests that have gripped Hong Kong since May, Sunday’s vote could show just how much support the demonstrators […]

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An Inside Look into the Hong Kong Protests & Uprising (w/ Joseph Cheng)

SUNIL BERI: Hi, we’re sitting here today with Professor Joseph Cheng in Hong Kong, formerly a university professor of political science at City University Hong Kong, and also a member of Civic Party, which is a pro-democratic party. What we’re going to do today is basically talk about the protests in Hong Kong, the genesis […]

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Hong Kong protests may help Trump in China trade negotiations

STUART: THAT’S RIGHT. SUSAN: MULTIPLE CITIES AROUND THE WORLD. STUART: IT’S A BIG DEAL. I WANT TO BRING IN ANDY PUZDER. WELCOME BACK TO THE SHOW.>>GOOD TO BE HERE. STUART: I WANT YOU TO TELL OUR AUDIENCE WHAT IT MEANS FOR THEIR MONEY, OUR MONEY. WHAT’S GOING ON IN HONG KONG?>>THIS SHOWS A LOT OF […]

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Riot Police in Hong Kong for China’s National Day!

The People’s Republic of China Celebrates its Birthday With a show of military strength And Hong Kong celebrates… in its own way The Chinese Communist Party faces unprecedented challenges. The US-China trade war. An economic slowdown. And growing criticism for its human rights atrocities. But who cares about that?! Today’s a party! A Communist Party. […]

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