A police water cannon is used on protesters in Admiralty on August 31, against the backdrop of iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s central business district. Photo: Sam Tsang A police water cannon is used on protesters in Admiralty on August 31, against the backdrop of iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s central business district. Photo: Sam Tsang
A police water cannon is used on protesters in Admiralty on August 31, against the backdrop of iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s central business district. Photo: Sam Tsang
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Hong Kong protests have an easy solution: spread the wealth, end social discontent

  • The civil unrest has hit the economy, but not yet where it really hurts: in finance and logistics. However, this is a certainty if Hong Kong’s special trade status is lost
  • With the wealth gap the source of much youth anger, it’s time the city spent on its future

A police water cannon is used on protesters in Admiralty on August 31, against the backdrop of iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s central business district. Photo: Sam Tsang A police water cannon is used on protesters in Admiralty on August 31, against the backdrop of iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s central business district. Photo: Sam Tsang
A police water cannon is used on protesters in Admiralty on August 31, against the backdrop of iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s central business district. Photo: Sam Tsang
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