My Take by Alex Lo
No democracy? Try welfare state
- Democracy and free enterprise have become the twin sources of instability and civil strife in Hong Kong, whose only humane alternative is to become a generous welfare state
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.