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Protests in Hong Kong

hongkongOctober 1, 2014 – Segment 3

We examine the situation in Hong Kong, where tens of thousands of pro-democracy protestors are demanding that China allow them to let Hong Kong residents elect their own leader in 2017, the scheduled date for the city’s first elections. With: Eli Friedman, Assistant Professor of International and Comparative Labor at Cornell University and the author of the recently published book Insurgency Trap: Labor Politics in Postsocialist China.