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Hong Kong democracy campaigners demand return to British rule

Posted by seumasach on August 2, 2016

Post hoc, ergo, propter hoc? Three days after the Brexit vote a report comes in of “democracy” protesters in Hong Kong waving union jacks. Actually, I don’t think the one caused the other. Rather they are both caused by the US foreign policy shift to containment of China which will dominate the next presidency rather than cold war with Russia.

Telegraph

26th June, 2016

lly Chiu first gained public attention in Hong Kong when he waved the British colonial flag at protests three years ago.

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