Survey finds about half of Hong Kongers considered leaving territory as protests continue

As protests in Hong Kong continue for the 18th straight week, about half of the people in Hong Kong have considered emigrating to other countries. That’s according to a survey conducted by CNN on some 900 Hong Kongers through a research firm in July. 47 percent of the respondents, most of whom were young and […]

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Why Hong Kong Is Facing a Recession Amid Protests and Trade Wars | WSJ

– [Narrator] Hong Kong is facing its first recession since the global financial crisis in 2008. Influenced by unprecedented factors. Including its own ongoing anti-government protests and the trade stalemate between Washington and Beijing. In February, the government predicted Hong Kong’s economy would grow up to 3% this year. Six months later, that forecast was […]

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Family of Parkland Sho.oting Victim Objects to Her Image Being Used in March For Our Lives Protests

Family of Parkland Sho.oting Victim Objects to Her Image Being Used in March For Our Lives Protests The student protest at University of Florida Thursday brought a diverse range of people of all ages, student groups, organizations, homemade signs and political perspectives to the campus.  One such sign was of Meadow Pollack, an 18 year […]

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After The Muslim Ban, This Woman Led New York’s Bodega Strike | AJ+

The day of the Muslim ban, there were so many emotions that I was feeling. [News Clip]: “President Trump is defending ” “a temporary travel ban for seven” “Muslim majority countries.” I thought about my family, who’s had seven Marines that served in Iraq and Afghanistan, the New York Police Department; how this was a […]

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The NBA’s Full-Court Drama with China | The Daily Show

The NBA. 29 of the world’s best basketball teams, and, also, the Knicks. (laughter, groaning) The regular season hasn’t even kicked off yet, but there’s already been a ton of drama. Now, if you haven’t been keeping up, last week, the general manager of the Houston Rockets posted a tweet in support of the pro-democracy […]

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Should Hate Speech Be Protected As Free Speech?

– Ah, free speech. It’s the thing everyone thinks they value until they hear something they don’t like and today we’re gonna get into the nitty gritty of the free speech battles happening on college campuses. (lighthearted instrumental music) 2017 was a big year for free speech. White nationalist rallies and the take a knee […]

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Pro-democracy demonstrators and Beijing fight for the future of Hong Kong

>>Sreenivasan: TONIGHT, WE TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT WHAT IS DRIVING THE PROTESTS IN HONG KONG, AND WHY THE MILLIONS OF PROTESTORS WHO’VE FILLED THE STREETS FOR MORE THAN FOUR MONTHS SAY THE FUTURE OF THEIR CITY IS AT STAKE. IT’S THE LAST OF OUR TEN-PART SERIES, “CHINA: POWER AND PROSPERITY,” PRODUCED WITH THE SUPPORT […]

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