No-Look Pass

Kurlantzick, Joshua
September 2003
New Republic;9/8/2003-9/15/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 10/11, p16
Focuses on the political protests against the national security legislation in Hong Kong, and questions whether Hong Kong can prompt labor demonstrations by unemployed workers in China. Extent of the coverage of the demonstrations by the media; Idea that mainland China is not concerned about student protests because they are local politics; View that intellectuals who would have led a protest in China, have joined the Communist Party, which reformed China's economy; How China's intellectuals have become conservative and nationalistic; Reason why those who did not profit from economic reform are not protesting on the mainland.


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