New York Times reporter focusing on China. U.S. Navy veteran. Hoya. Views expressed are my own. Retweets = this is interesting

Documentary to Feature Hong Kong Democracy Protests

sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com — Read in Chinese | 点击查看本文中文版 A year has passed since the police fired tear gas on pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, setting off a huge sit-in protest movement that took control of a large portion of the center of the city for more than two months, generating headlines the world over and shocking the Communist Party leaders in Beijing.

Occupy Central Series: Dan Garret on Beijing’s Role in Candidate Filtering

comparativist.org — Mike Forsythe continues his excellent coverage of Hong Kong politics, with his third Question and Answer piece with Michael Tien. Tien argues that, "the referendum is pushing for a nomination procedure that is without restriction, and that is steadfastly being ruled out by China, and they're very serious about it.
Aug 25, 2016

RT @DSORennie: Why Clinton accused Trump of racism today: she's trying to paint him as what Europe calls the "dirty right". My blog  http://econ.st/2bKyfIx 

Aug 25, 2016

RT @Rory_Medcalf: The countries in red accept foreign donations to political parties https://t.co/SRXZ1eYUqE

Aug 25, 2016

There are voting precincts in Pennsylvania and Utah where there isn't a single person named Nigel.  https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/768806630989426688 

Aug 25, 2016

RT @alexburnsNYT: Just like we always said, this thing is gonna come down to whether black communities buy into Euroscepticism

Aug 25, 2016

RT @nytimesworld: Aheda Zanetti, the inventor of the “burkini,” has sold 700,000 such swimsuits since 2008.  http://nyti.ms/2bjLfGZ 


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