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When I read The Illiad a few years ago, I was shocked. The divine Homer expends most of his or their or Their lyrical energy on spears’ passage through stomachs, limbs’ flight from hips and shoulders, shoulders’ descent from necks, chariots splintering into the sharpest and deadliest of fragments, and gods and goddesses bickering over sex . 1,783 more words
By Gary Cheung
The South China Morning Post
Protesters reinforce barricades near the government headquarters. Photo: Dickson Lee
Police cleared some of the main barricades in Admiralty and Causeway Bay yesterday but demonstrators remained and the top mainland representative in Hong Kong said Beijing had “prepared for the worst” fearing the Occupy Central protests would drag on “for some time”. 570 more words
WATCH: Footage shows what it’s like on the ground amongst thousands of other pro-democracy demonstrators in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong.
It comes in flashes: The look in the eyes of a young protester, the hardened stare of a police officer, or the sound of idealistic chatter. 699 more words