Protesters at a lunchtime rally in Kowloon Bay on November 26, holding signs saying “Save PolyU”, “Don’t forget the bloody price behind every vote” and “True victory is when all five demands are met”. Photo: Nora Tam Protesters at a lunchtime rally in Kowloon Bay on November 26, holding signs saying “Save PolyU”, “Don’t forget the bloody price behind every vote” and “True victory is when all five demands are met”. Photo: Nora Tam
Protesters at a lunchtime rally in Kowloon Bay on November 26, holding signs saying “Save PolyU”, “Don’t forget the bloody price behind every vote” and “True victory is when all five demands are met”. Photo: Nora Tam
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Carrie Lam must use the window of calm to start repairing the damage she has done to Hong Kong

  • Protesters have lost the campus battle but not the war, and the district elections watershed confirms that young, pro-democracy voters will only grow in power. Lam must use this time to reflect wisely and act quickly

Protesters at a lunchtime rally in Kowloon Bay on November 26, holding signs saying “Save PolyU”, “Don’t forget the bloody price behind every vote” and “True victory is when all five demands are met”. Photo: Nora Tam Protesters at a lunchtime rally in Kowloon Bay on November 26, holding signs saying “Save PolyU”, “Don’t forget the bloody price behind every vote” and “True victory is when all five demands are met”. Photo: Nora Tam
Protesters at a lunchtime rally in Kowloon Bay on November 26, holding signs saying “Save PolyU”, “Don’t forget the bloody price behind every vote” and “True victory is when all five demands are met”. Photo: Nora Tam
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.