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Umbrella Movement Days 14-16: Learning about diversity, religion, politics, and how the streets feel at night

The afternoon after Fan left, I found out that Fermi Wong, the founder of Unison, would be giving a talk in the Mobile Democracy Classroom on democracy and ethnic minority rights in Causeway Bay. 4,402 more words

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#Society has not failed you! You have failed society.

I don’t know about you but I am sick to death of hearing of every Tom, Dick or Harriet blaming society for the failures of its people; most seem to have the impression that ‘society’ is the group of men and women who make up the government when in fact it is all of us who reside in these beautiful and free group of countries we call the United Kingdom, we are all part of society whether we feel like it or not. 341 more words

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Umbrella Movement Days 9 and 10

I’ve been spending most of my days the past few weeks half working on grad school apps and half going to the protest sites, mostly at Admiralty, Causeway Bay, and Mong Kok. 1,710 more words

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The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethnically Unified City

Jeffrey Andrews, a 29-year-old social worker of Indian origin, got a call from a Pakistani friend on the night of Sept. 28, when thousands of Hong Kong people, many of them students, had begun to occupy the streets to demand greater democracy. 953 more words

Ways of Living: A Manager of the Highest Order

Boo-weep boo-weep boo-weep! 

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Boo-weep boo-weep boo-weep!

B-WEEP B-WEEP B———

The alarm clock falls to the floor, clanking and bouncing on it’s round frame until she finally catches it. 852 more words

THE WINDS OF WAR

There is a desert wind blowing. The sands of time have created such a dust storm that the world is increasingly blinded by the sand. 1,061 more words

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Who Are You Cheering For in the African Women Championship?

Shame on me I did not know about the African Women Championship! Not that I’m passionate about soccer, my sport is more rugby than soccer (obviously just as a watcher and nothing else). 21 more words

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