An anti-government demonstrator in Chater Garden, Hong Kong, on October 24 holds a Catalan flag to show solidarity with Catalonia’s independence movement. Photo: Reuters
James Rose
Opinion

Opinion

James Rose

Why are people protesting in Hong Kong and elsewhere? The 99 per cent are still angry and frustrated

  • The world has never really recovered from the 2008 financial crisis. The current wave of demonstrations carries the resentment of many ordinary people who still feel let down and ignored by leaders and elites in a system rigged against them
An anti-government demonstrator in Chater Garden, Hong Kong, on October 24 holds a Catalan flag to show solidarity with Catalonia’s independence movement. Photo: Reuters
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