Tag: hong kong

China Politics The Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment Umbrella Movement

Where to begin? Maybe with the end of the night – which was now 7 am – sitting outside McDonalds about a mile from the ongoing riot. Sitting with a…

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Politics The Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment Umbrella Movement

China Politics Umbrella Movement

Over the past month, Hong Kong has witnessed two protests targeting Chinese traders that were met with a police using pepper spray inside of malls. Some of the protesters called…

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Umbrella Movement

China Places Umbrella Movement

I want to respond to Kroeber’s recent argument that, “the Chinese state is not fragile.” it instead a “strong, increasingly self-confident” regime “without organized opposition.” After trying to turn conventional wisdom…

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Politics Resilience Umbrella Movement

China Umbrella Movement