Pro-Beijing supporters clash with anti-government protesters at Times Square in Causeway Bay on February 20. The extradition bill protests, national security law, inequality, a perceived lack of opportunity and more have left Hong Kong society sharply divided. Photo: Dickson Lee Pro-Beijing supporters clash with anti-government protesters at Times Square in Causeway Bay on February 20. The extradition bill protests, national security law, inequality, a perceived lack of opportunity and more have left Hong Kong society sharply divided. Photo: Dickson Lee
Pro-Beijing supporters clash with anti-government protesters at Times Square in Causeway Bay on February 20. The extradition bill protests, national security law, inequality, a perceived lack of opportunity and more have left Hong Kong society sharply divided. Photo: Dickson Lee
Rachel Cartland
Opinion

Opinion

Rachel Cartland

How Hong Kong, divided by protests, can unite Yellowland and Blueland

  • True reconciliation is an urgent task, especially because many of the alienated in Hong Kong society are our own younger generation
  • Problems can be solved when we are willing to put aside our differences and embrace the values of pragmatism and common sense

Pro-Beijing supporters clash with anti-government protesters at Times Square in Causeway Bay on February 20. The extradition bill protests, national security law, inequality, a perceived lack of opportunity and more have left Hong Kong society sharply divided. Photo: Dickson Lee Pro-Beijing supporters clash with anti-government protesters at Times Square in Causeway Bay on February 20. The extradition bill protests, national security law, inequality, a perceived lack of opportunity and more have left Hong Kong society sharply divided. Photo: Dickson Lee
Pro-Beijing supporters clash with anti-government protesters at Times Square in Causeway Bay on February 20. The extradition bill protests, national security law, inequality, a perceived lack of opportunity and more have left Hong Kong society sharply divided. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Rachel Cartland

Rachel Cartland

Rachel Cartland is director of Cartland Consulting and a former assistant director of Social Welfare in the Hong Kong government.