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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Vetocracy gone mad, thanks to obstructive pan-democrats

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Vetocracy gone mad with pan-dems An American friend has recently taught me a new word, vetocracy, to describe the state of US politics. Well, how ironic! We have that in Hong Kong already even though we don't have full democracy. The term, my friend says, refers to how the two main political parties in the United States are so polarised along ideological ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1623276/vetocracy-gone-mad-thanks-obstructive-pan-democrats
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    Students are putting tired old-guard politicians to shame

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by Alex Lo

    ... on television, stating their case with passion, reason and poise. Here we see the city's new political stars on the rise, and they just put to shame the old guard. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng ... is that the old pan-dems, despite their moniker, have no idea how to play populist politics. Meanwhile, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, much lauded for its ability ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1622394/students-are-putting-tired-old-guard-politicians-shame
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    Greater equality would be a worthy cause for students to fight for

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by Alex Lo

    ... economies or so-called banana republics. The youngsters fighting police today are shouting for the right and freedom of universal suffrage, but they are more likely driven onto the streets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1620103/greater-equality-would-be-worthy-cause-students-fight
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    CY Leung shows how not to talk to the world's media

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by Alex Lo

    ... couldn't be made up. You have probably heard his comment about how open elections would let the poor and grass roots of society dominate politics and create a welfare state. The sentiment ... to half of the people in Hong Kong who earn less than US$1,800 a month. "Then you would end up with that kind of politics and policies." Leung must be under a lot of stress from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1621656/cy-leung-shows-how-not-talk-worlds-media
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    Our dirty politics are dragging down the quality of public discourse

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:08am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Dirty politics dragging down discourse Hong Kong's protests may not have become more violent, but our politics are getting a lot dirtier. That may be expected ... pan-democratic lawmakers were caught in a political storm for failing to declare the donations. Among them was Labour Party legislator Lee Cheuk-yan who admitted to receiving HK$1.5 million. Lai said his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1613988/our-dirty-politics-are-dragging-down-quality-public
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    A challenging matter of interpretation

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:22am by Alex Lo

    ... Accordingly, the Hong Kong government should ask the National People's Congress' Standing Committee to withdraw its decision on democratic reform. "[Let] Hong Kong problems be settled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1616478/challenging-matter-interpretation
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    Hong Kong protesters should take heed of the 1968 French revolt

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:06am by Alex Lo

    ... roughly one month. It was often referred to as the revolution that never was. Like Hong Kong, it too demanded participatory democracy for the grassroots. And for a short period, the Fifth Republic ... their political aspirations seriously and create greater economic opportunities and social mobility for them. We cannot risk alienating a generation of young people filled with frustration and hate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1611659/hong-kong-protesters-should-take-heed-1968-french-revolt
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    Police action not the answer to the crisis on Hong Kong's streets

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Alex Lo

    ... politics. Yet they are caught in a volatile political crisis, arguably the worst since the handover. Many have had to work 15-hour shifts facing a hostile crowd. The alleged beating of seasoned ... of the world's most professional police forces. It would be a shame to tarnish their reputation because of the failure of our political leaders on both sides of the divide to resolve the current crisis. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617920/police-action-not-answer-crisis-hong-kongs-streets
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    Beijing's problem in Hong Kong is not foreign interference but Western ideas

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by Alex Lo

    ... taken hold in people's minds, are difficult, if not impossible, to change. There is no doubt there are close contacts between many pan-democrats and their friends in Taiwan and overseas, ... and Washington have essentially thrown in the towel by acknowledging Hong Kong's democratic development is China's internal affair. US National Security Adviser Susan Rice reportedly said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1594919/beijings-problem-hong-kong-not-foreign-interference-western-ideas
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    How the politicians have failed our young people

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:50am by Alex Lo

    ... of the "umbrella" movement and lead it forward. At the same time, our political leaders such as Leung Chun-ying and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor might have helped defuse rising tensions if they had agreed ... are left to drag out the street occupation that has polarised the public and become the worst political crisis since the handover. Is it any wonder that they have lost patience and started fighting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617173/how-politicians-have-failed-our-young-people

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