My Take by Alex Lo
Dictatorship and democracy together cook up a pandemic
- Thanks to their respective political systems, authoritarian China and Western democracies complement one another – one in causing an outbreak, the other in enabling its global spread
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.