Brian Olsen
Brian Olsen
Brian Olsen is a global studies and communications instructor at Chinese University of Hong Kong, and teaches summer courses at the The British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver. He has worked at Simon Fraser University as an instructor, as China liaison for the Stavros Niarchos Centre for Hellenic Studies, and as a China delegation organiser. He has lived and worked in Vancouver, Dublin, Taipei, Taichung, Tokyo and, since 2013, in Hong Kong.

As chief financial filter, Hong Kong was key to China’s economic miracle. Now, the city and its unique culture can give China’s soft power a much-needed boost, and be a test bed for the freedoms the mainland’s middle classes will sooner or later want.

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