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Democracy Protests

Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong, Early November 2014

Tommy Wu | Posted 02.12.2015 | Home
Tommy Wu

We were on vacation in Hong Kong in early November 2014, and not once but twice, we wandered unexpectedly into the sites are where large groups of Hong Kongese, particularly students, have been petitioning nonviolently for democracy.

Matt Sheehan

Hong Kong Students Debate Government on Live TV | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Home

HONG KONG -- Student leaders of Hong Kong's ongoing Umbrella Movement debated city officials on live television Tuesday night, marking the first publi...

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The Art of the Umbrella Movement | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Home

HONG KONG -- Born of political frustrations, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement has blossomed into a vibrant exhibition of the artistry and inventiveness o...

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Hong Kong Protesters See 'No Hope' In Negotiations | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.20.2014 | Home

HONG KONG -- Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy protests are scheduled to begin long-awaited negotiations with representatives of the city go...

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Violence Erupts Among Hong Kong Protests | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.03.2014 | Home

HONG KONG -- Tensions in Hong Kong erupted into violent conflict on Friday as residents attempted to forcibly dislodge pro-democracy demonstrators fro...

How Chinese Milk Smugglers Are Fueling Hong Kong Protests

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan and Jill Mao | Posted 10.01.2014 | Home

SHEUNG SHUI, Hong Kong -- Banners blowing over Hong Kong’s protester-occupied streets demand the resignation of the city’s much-reviled chief exec...

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Students Own The Streets Of Hong Kong | Matt Sheehan | Posted 09.29.2014 | Home

HONG KONG -- The streets of central Hong Kong remained firmly in the hands of youth on Monday as the city lurched through a full day of democracy prot...

Welcome to the American Spring

Max Berger | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics
Max Berger

This week, the American Spring began. It was a celebration of what's best in America -- civic community and self-expression. But last night I also saw the worst of America. I saw police do everything they could to suppress our right to express ourselves and gather freely.