Tag: Democracy

Beijing Is Pissed After Hong Kong’s Primary Vote Shows Support for Pro-Democracy Protest Figures

This file photo taken on July 11, 2020 shows (back row L to R) Agnes Chow, Anthony Wong, Tiffany Yuen, Denise Ho, Lester Shum, (front row L to R) Eddie Chu, Joshua Wong and Gregory Wong posing while campaigning during a pro-democracy primary election in Hong Kong. Photo by May James/AFP Hong Kong and mainland […]

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A 16-Year-Old’s View: How Social Media is Changing 21st-Century Civil Rights

Many parallels have been drawn between the nationwide protests against police brutality and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. However, one key difference is the use of social media. Protests are now organized, debated, and reported on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook, among others. Social media has become a bridge between activists and the […]

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