At midnight on the 1 July 1997, 156 years of British colonial rule ended in Hong Kong. This date also marked the end of the British Empire, and Hong Kong was returned to China. Despite the assurances of the Joint Declaration, in the 23 years since the transferral of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, long seated antagonism in Hong Kong against China has been building since 1997.
In the US, where coronavirus cases are still rapidly increasing across many states, how higher education will look in the autumn is especially unclear.
William Atkinson discusses why the UK should be taking a bigger stand against China following the new Hong Kong security law.
“Isolationist policies are a band-aid solution but in an election year, there is an incentive to artificially pump numbers.”
“Although deforestation has been rising since Bolsonaro took office at the beginning of 2019 (many may remember the uncontrollable wildfires that began last summer), the Coronavirus crisis seems to be accelerating the problem.”
“Not all ‘anti-virus’ strategies are the same, which has become evident over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.”
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