Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her top officials meet the media at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty, on August 5. Instead of top-down communication, listening to ordinary people’s opinions in citizens’ assemblies might be a more effective way out the current impasse. Photo: Sam Tsang

A Hong Kong citizens’ assembly could go beyond the demands of extradition bill protesters

  • Hong Kong’s existing political arrangements cannot address the frustrations at the root of the current crisis. A structured, deliberative assembly of citizens might offer a way out of the logjam
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her top officials meet the media at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty, on August 5. Instead of top-down communication, listening to ordinary people’s opinions in citizens’ assemblies might be a more effective way out the current impasse. Photo: Sam Tsang
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