An open letter to China’s new officials in Hong Kong: climb that wall!
The child and the well: can ancient wisdom show Hong Kong a way through an uncertain future?
The legacy of Hong Kong’s protest movement will be hard to erase
Our landlord’s brainwave: Hong Kong people are revolting, so replace the people
No whitewash and no witch hunt; Hong Kong needs a truth and reconciliation commission
Brainwashed? Indoctrinated? Both pro-Beijing and pro-democracy supporters act in rational self-interest
James Tam, in this rant, says that the underlying cause of Hong Kong’s current almost-but-not-quite civil war is extreme capitalism. This post is not a response to his, and nor is it about that civil almost-war, but is an acknowledgement that he’s supplied a point of entry for a post I’ve been trying to write for… Read more »
Rectifying names: what Confucius would prescribe to resolve Hong Kong’s conflict
I’m feeling quite proud this morning. Yes, I’m an expat and hope to remain so, but with Hong Kong heading south and fast, the likelihood of being forced out looms ever larger. And, yes, I suppose I have a bigger emotional attachment to the land of my birth than I realised. And that land, with… Read more »
The Chris Maden Award for Braxen Hypocrisy is struggling to find a home this week. There are just too many contenders, and the race is tight. BoJo was off to a flying start for writing to the EU to say that the backstop was undemocratic, only to suspend Britain’s democracy. He then went on to place… Read more »