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Brian Richards

Washington, DC
Head of Europe and the Americas (ex-U.S.), Fool International — The Motley Fool (U.S.)

International strategy @TheMotleyFool. Tortured basketball fan (W&M). Print newspaper subscriber.

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All of this has led to an “identity vacuum”: “Generation HK… had grown up in an ‘identity vacuum’, where they felt neither Chinese nor British. So young people are redefining who they are and imagining a new Hong Kong identity.” /6
Which has led to this situation: “The unique dynamics of Hong Kong have resulted in a counterproductive situation where education is turned into an existential fight that neither fosters real talent nor does much to help the average kid.” /5
There are tutors who regularly earn more than US$1m a year to tutor students. If that seems odd, think about how insanely competitive (and stressful) student life can be: /4
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