Democracy in Hong Kong? Only Over Beijing’s Dead Body

Democracy in Hong Kong? Only Over Beijing’s Dead Body — But Hopefully Not Over The Demonstrators’ Bodies. Hong Kong is part of China, but enjoys a charmed existence.  Administered separately from the rest of the People’s Republic of China, the territory respects civil liberties while hosting the world’s freest economy.  But democratic Hong Kong is not. Demonstrators are pressing Beijing to make good on its promise to Great Britain to provide what London never did while the territory Read more […]