Protesters march past a view of the iconic Hong Kong skyline in Tsim Sha Tsui towards the West Kowloon high-speed rail terminus on July 7. Photo: Felix Wong

Behind the Hong Kong protests is social instability rooted in a free market that favours the wealthy

  • The free market has neither alleviated the suffering of Hong Kong’s working class nor solved the housing problem. Rather it has allowed tycoons to profit
  • The city needs tax reform so that government revenue does not rely on land sales
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters march past a view of the iconic Hong Kong skyline in Tsim Sha Tsui towards the West Kowloon high-speed rail terminus on July 7. Photo: Felix Wong
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