While the Hong Kong demonstrators are fighting for their personal freedoms, American corporations are clamping down on their own employees, in order to protect their Chinese investors.
The everyman of Hong Kong has won a great battle against the system, but it may not be the end of the war.
According to a survey of those within the Hong Kong protest movement, the vast majority are willing to continue using ‘radical’ tactics.
We might be witnessing the power of the people in Hong Kong, but if we compare our coverage of a protest in a friendly country, a noticeable pattern emerges.
Amidst the Hong Kong demonstrations is something far more violent: the two cents we white people feel we need to put in.