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What Do the Hong Kong Protesters Want?

Alison Rourke The Guardian
Protesters in Hong Kong international airport The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demands

Tidbits - Aug. 8, 2019 - Reader Comments: Racist-White Terrorist Assault; Impeachment Update; Democrats Moving Left; Puerto Rico; Hawaii; Remembering Hiroshima, Nagasaki; Hong Kong; China: Africa; Trade Unionists Support Green New Deal; Announcements;

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Reader Comments: It's a Racist and White Terrorist Assault; Impeachment Update; Democrats Moving Left; Puerto Rico; Hawaii; Remembering Hiroshima, Nagasaki; Hong Kong; China: Africa; Trade Unionists Support Green New Deal; Announcements; and more...

Global Left Midweek - August 7, 2019

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Homage to OSPAAAL, Sudan CP Says Military Must Go, Aijaz Ahmad on India, Fighting for Repro Rights in El Salvador, More on Hong Kong Fight, Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike, Ben Turok Speaks, Canada's Coalition of Courage

Global Left Midweek - July 31, 2019

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Labour and Brexit, Puerto Rico en la lucha, Hong Kong's ongoing fight against extradition, Fighting repression in Colombia, Opposing communal and caste violence in India, Ágnes Heller remembered, 98 years of the SACP, Plea for Iranian unionists

Global Left Midweek - June 19, 2019

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Marta Harnecker: Life and Work * Hong Kong x2 * Switzerland * Brazil * Nigeria * Barcelona* Pakistan's Revolutionary Rhythms

Global Left Midweek - May Day 2019

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Opposing rallies in Venezuela, May Day in Europe, unions send a message to Spanish Socialist Party, reports from all over.

Hong Kong: More Heed to "Two Systems," More Stress on "One Country"

Gary Cheung South China Morning Post
In response to Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong, China's government is reportedly committed to paying more heed to the "two systems" component of its unique governing relationship with the former British colony. But it will stress its "one country" nature. Sources indicate Beijing will make certain "appropriate adjustments" while also campaigning to educate its residents to the fact that Hong Kong is an integral part of China.
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