My Take by Alex Lo
An inevitable end to Hong Kong’s democratic experiment
- Beijing’s overhaul of the local election system is ruthless, but given the intransigence and fanaticism of the opposition and anti-government movement shown in 2019, it has no other choice if Hong Kong is to remain governable
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.