Hong Kong Leaders in Lockstep Against Divided Protesters

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Almost exactly a week after an infamous incident of police brutality against demonstrating students lit a fire under the Occupy Central campaign, the so-called umbrella movement is now facing another assault.

Hong Kong Protests Push for Greater Democracy

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The growing protests in Hong Kong have gripped the world’s attention.

Protests a Warning to China of Dangers Posed by Hong Kong Wealth Gap

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As protests clog the streets, Beijing’s reliance on a peaceful financial hub in HK becomes ever clearer.

China Says It’s Ready to “Reform” Re-Education Camps

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China’s re-education through labor camps have become the very thing they were originally designed to punish.

Fauja Singh the “Turbaned Tornado” Runs Mini-Marathon for Women’s Rights

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Fauja Singh said, “I am pained to listen that my daughters, granddaughters and great-granddaughters are no longer safe.”

Les Misérables: On Manliness & More

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How the best film I’ve watched in years pulls hard at the archetype of manliness and far more.

It’s All Just A Little Bit Of History Repeating …

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Seán Flynn on the end of American Empire, and how the internet is more like the Catholic Church than you imagined.

17 Things You Can Learn From Traveling

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Humans are friendly and honest the vast majority of the time. Taxi drivers outside airports are the exception.

I Regret Finishing High School

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Noah Brand’s eccentric mother offered an alternative to his senior year in public high school. He regrets turning her down.

Let’s Go to Thailand

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Atalwin flies to Thailand to study with a warrior: a former Thai boxer who became a Buddhist monk.

Leap of Faith

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Atalwin Pilon took a leap of faith—into another country. Then he did it again, and again.

Science: Physicists Prove That Time Travel Isn’t Possible

Time travel isn’t possible according to scientists in Hong Kong.

Guestpost #54: thenakedlistener – Ten things I've learned from clubbing in Hong Kong

I stumbled on The Naked Listener’s blog recently, and it’s great: http://thenakedlistener.wordpress.com This is The Naked Listener’s bio. Note: I USE THE WORD ’clubbing’ as in clubbing + the act of going to gigs + a night out. It isn’t right, but then again, most things aren’t in this town. Clubbing in Hong Kong is way, way more […]