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Bring It Back
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Saturday, July 08, 2006
Marxist Divide in a Communist World
It’s been more than once that I said
But wait, our government don’t just bear the name. We do the real shit to make sure the people is suppressed to achieve a common good. It’s some real hustlin’ aight?
Check out this article on Project Syndicate, which I thought was a pretty brief but good comment on what my country is doing to my people. Our very own people. Yeah I know some of this stuff – I have probably said it somewhere here – but yo, I need somebody who can tell me things in an intelligent, academia style so that I feel like things can get out of my chest.
Here, let’s have a nice quote from
“When things go wrong – as is likely, given mounting social strains caused by rising inequality, environmental degradation, and deteriorating public services – China’s alienated masses could become politically radicalized. And, unlike past protests, which have usually been allied with students or members of the intelligentsia, popular disaffection might not have the virtue of rational leaders with whom the government could talk and negotiate.”
If you talk to a 65-plus old folk in
And that’s exactly where it’s going wrong: we are so desensitized to the problems in
And here we are, living in Hong Kong, where most people – and I mean the people who influence this city politically and financially, like that someone who made a well established medical school go by his name with his 1 Billion HKD check – tend to think that in order to continue with our declining prosperity and economic success, we need to work closely with China. We need communication with our motherland. We need to rely on our roots – and that, implies not going up against it. Stability comes first. So that when business in
Well, this stability might just be the “delayed inevitable”. Bitch.
Saturday, July 01, 2006
Road Less Travelled
Same road, two parties. Parade in the morning, march in the afternoon. Patriotic before , opposition after – nonetheless, they gave the same sweat.
Today is the 9th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover, which is the also forth 7-1 March on the streets of
Of course, joining a March is not about who and how many are in it, but about why you need to speak out, why you need to take it to the street. In 2003 and 2004, it was about the resignation of Mr Tung Chi Wa, the historic but proved-to-be incompetent first Chief Executive of Hong Kong. I missed those two years ‘cause I was in
This year, same request of Universal Suffrage, without a time frame, I didn’t join. I didn’t join because the so-called democrats in
DO YOU STILL CALL THAT VICTORY OF THE PEOPLE?
In Johnnie To’s latest movie, Election 2, he used the triad as a metaphor for
So in year 2003 and 2004, the
However, one thing I know, because when Mrs Anson Chan, the former chief secretary with the “
Martin Luther King would agree that social movement doesn’t need everyone with the exact same goals – you could ask for a million different things, so long as you different groups marching got one thing in common.
The political environment in
Today, some travel show on National Geographic asked this white dude what he thinks about
He’s right. Cause I’m lost.