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Democracy Protests

Matt Sheehan

Hong Kong Students Debate Government on Live TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.21.2014 | World

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

Matt Sheehan

The Art of the Umbrella Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.21.2014 | World

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

Matt Sheehan

Hong Kong Protesters See 'No Hope' In Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

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

Matt Sheehan

Violence Erupts Among Hong Kong Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 10.03.2014 | World

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 | World

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

Matt Sheehan

Students Own The Streets Of Hong Kong

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

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.