Larry Au

Larry Au

Larry Au is a PhD candidate at Columbia University and his research examines the relationships between science, society, and the state.

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Opinion | Don’t underestimate the power of district councils to help resolve Hong Kong’s protest crisis

The pro-democracy camp should capitalise on its electoral gains to help resolve the crisis. Many aspects of the protest stand-off, such as the use of tear gas, directly affect residents’ welfare. Even a probe into police conduct can be considered council business.

14 Dec 2019 - 8:15AM

The pro-democracy camp should capitalise on its electoral gains to help resolve the crisis. Many aspects of the protest stand-off, such as the use of tear gas, directly affect residents’ welfare. Even a probe into police conduct can be considered council business.

Don’t underestimate the power of district councils to help resolve Hong Kong’s protest crisis
Hong Kong and its people will continue to speak up until they are heard

The weeks following Beijing's decision on the political framework for the chief executive election have been characterised by collective shock, disbelief and anger among pro-democracy activists and their sympathisers in Hong Kong.

29 Sep 2014 - 3:11AM

The weeks following Beijing's decision on the political framework for the chief executive election have been characterised by collective shock, disbelief and anger among pro-democracy activists and their sympathisers in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong and its people will continue to speak up until they are heard
In search of this generation's Lion Rock spirit

Of the seven students from Hong Kong who graduated from Brown University, my alma mater, in May, only one will be returning to the city for full-time employment after this summer. For the most part, the rest will either be in New York or San Francisco.

1 Sep 2014 - 3:40AM

Of the seven students from Hong Kong who graduated from Brown University, my alma mater, in May, only one will be returning to the city for full-time employment after this summer. For the most part, the rest will either be in New York or San Francisco.

In search of this generation's Lion Rock spirit
Anti-Occupy march as much a product of political dysfunction as pro-democracy protests

There is much reason to be sceptical of the actual level of support enjoyed by the anti-Occupy Central group, the Alliance for Peace and Democracy.

19 Aug 2014 - 4:34AM

There is much reason to be sceptical of the actual level of support enjoyed by the anti-Occupy Central group, the Alliance for Peace and Democracy.

Anti-Occupy march as much a product of political dysfunction as pro-democracy protests