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The Michael Brooks Show

Aug 11, 2019

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Elaine Yu (@yuenok), Hong Kong correspondent for AFP, joins us to contextualize Hong Kong's ongoing pro-democracy protests.

The extradition bill that is upsetting pro-democracy elements in Hong Kong. Whats the role of triad gangs in suppressing protests? The outrage at the tepid response authorities have take toward the pro-government thugs. Democracy movements in Hong Kong under colonial and Chinese rule. The importance of the 2014 pro-democracy mobilization. How do categorizations like "Left" and "Right" in Hong Kong's pro-democracy movements, and oligarchy in Hong Kong. The Singapore model of capitalist authoritarianism.