Rachel Cartland

Rachel Cartland

Rachel Cartland is director of Cartland Consulting and a former assistant director of Social Welfare in the Hong Kong government.

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Opinion | How Hong Kong, divided by protests, can unite Yellowland and Blueland

True reconciliation is an urgent task, especially because many of the alienated in Hong Kong society are our own younger generation. Problems can be solved when we are willing to put aside our differences and embrace the values of pragmatism and common sense.

26 Jul 2020 - 6:27AM

True reconciliation is an urgent task, especially because many of the alienated in Hong Kong society are our own younger generation. Problems can be solved when we are willing to put aside our differences and embrace the values of pragmatism and common sense.

How Hong Kong, divided by protests, can unite Yellowland and Blueland
Opinion | Hong Kong Occupy leaders should be sentenced leniently so that the city can rediscover its pragmatism

Harsh sentences will only further polarise society and, given that there has been little disruption on the scale of Occupy since 2014, will not serve a deterrent purpose. Hong Kong needs to focus on working together to solve pressing problems.

24 Apr 2019 - 6:00AM

Harsh sentences will only further polarise society and, given that there has been little disruption on the scale of Occupy since 2014, will not serve a deterrent purpose. Hong Kong needs to focus on working together to solve pressing problems.

Hong Kong Occupy leaders should be sentenced leniently so that the city can rediscover its pragmatism
Opinion | Enacting Article 23 national security laws in Hong Kong would be better than the current legal uncertainties

Hong Kong needs to restart plans to implement national security legislation, given the government’s use of ad hoc measures against political figures.

22 May 2020 - 5:51PM

Hong Kong needs to restart plans to implement national security legislation, given the government’s use of ad hoc measures against political figures.

Enacting Article 23 national security laws in Hong Kong would be better than the current legal uncertainties
Hong Kong’s core values can shine at the Gay Games in 2022