Members of Hong Kong’s medical sector attend a protest rally in Central on August 2. Democracy does not guarantee a free, stable, wealthy and happy society. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong does not need democracy. It needs a solution for its crippling wealth gap

  • Tycoon privilege and the lack of social mobility are the reasons for the public anger behind the current protests. Shifting the focus to a loss of freedom – to instil fear of China – is disingenuous
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Members of Hong Kong’s medical sector attend a protest rally in Central on August 2. Democracy does not guarantee a free, stable, wealthy and happy society. Photo: AFP
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