Hong Kong: The kids are alright


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As the protests in Hong Kong enter another day, the youth, the main drivers of the movement, are ready to buckle down for the long haul. Highly organized and efficient, they pick up trash, organize supplies and make sure to disrupt commerce as little as possible. One of the leaders, Joshua Wong from youth group Scholarism, who’s not yet 18, is challenging the leadership of the world’s biggest nation. New York Times in an article said, “In reality, Mr. Wong is troubling confirmation for the authorities that the first generation in Hong Kong to grow up under Chinese rule is by many measures also the one most alienated from Beijing’s influence.”

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