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Sep 28, 2014, 11:10am EDT
  • October 2, 2014

    Western media says Hong Kong protests are "clean and orderly." Is that racist?

    There's more nuance to what's going on in Hong Kong that initially meets the eye.

  • October 2, 2014

    The worst thing Obama could do for Hong Kong's protests is support them

    The US is staying pretty quiet on the protests. That's probably a good thing.

  • October 1, 2014

    The single biggest misconception Americans have about China

    Understanding it is crucial for understanding the protests in Hong Kong and how China will respond to them.

  • September 30, 2014

    Video: Drone footage shows the incredible size of the Hong Kong protests

    A unique perspective on the the protests taking place in Hong Kong.

  • September 30, 2014

    As Hong Kong protests, China's biggest newspaper is covering pigeon "anal security checks"

    The People's Daily sent out a very strange tweet.

  • September 30, 2014

    The risk of a Tiananmen-style massacre in Hong Kong is remote. But it's not zero.

    That fear is already driving events in Hong Kong — but under what circumstances would it actually happen?

  • September 29, 2014

    A fantastic interactive timeline of tweets about the Hong Kong protests

    Twitter's data team has created a unique interactive charting the timeline of the Hong Kong protests.

  • September 29, 2014

    How umbrellas became the symbol of the Hong Kong protests

    How Hong Kong's weather patterns produced a protest movement icon.

  • September 29, 2014

    The anger behind the Hong Kong uprising, in one chart

    Trust in Hong Kong's arrangement with Beijing about democracy is collapsing.

  • September 29, 2014

    The protests in Hong Kong, explained in 2 minutes

    Pro-democracy protests are common in Hong Kong, but they've never been met with the kind of police response that came down on demonstrators in recent days.

  • September 29, 2014

    The hidden history of protest in China and Hong Kong

    To understand the protests sweeping Hong Kong, you need to understand the important role protest movements in China have played in modern Chinese history. We asked a historian of protest in China to break it down.

  • September 29, 2014

    A China expert explains what Hong Kong's protests mean for China

    These tweets from Patrick Chovanec put Hong Kong's events into crucial context.

  • September 28, 2014

    This video of Hong Kong protests getting teargassed is surprisingly scary

    This should give you a sense for why people in Hong Kong are so outraged.

  • September 28, 2014

    China's decision to expel journalists to Hong Kong is now blowing up in its face

    The city is full of great reporters — many of them understandably skeptical of China's promises.

  • September 28, 2014

    Hong Kong's unprecedented protests and police crackdown, explained

    The events in Hong Kong right now are a fight for its future.

  • September 28, 2014

    10 dramatic photos that show the protests and crackdown in Hong Kong

    Demonstrators were tear gassed on Sunday.

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