Hong Kong’s protesters like many Brexiters seek political freedom – but this may come at a heavy price.
The Chinese government has a multi-pronged approach to quell the protests –building support among business elites, putting pressure on companies and ramping up its misinformation campaigns.
What Beijing could learn from the British response to the 1967 Hong Kong riots.
Beijing's view of the rule of law is very different to what most of the rest of the world understands.
Australia must develop the intellectual acumen to see the world through China’s leaders’ eyes to manage the relationship on its own terms.
Protesters have adopted new approaches stemming from the failures of the 2014 Umbrella Movement and they are building something that is showing resilience to Beijing’s authoritarianism.
Hong Kong has few recognisable public places and none with the space for huge numbers of protesters. Instead, they have co-opted the streets and digital media as public spaces for protest.
The Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong is evolving ...
Pro-Beijing media used different messages to target specific audiences inside and outside China during the Hong Kong protests, but each had the same goal – putting the right spin on the news.
Chinese media sees the protests very differently to Western media.
Hong Kong’s protesters are galvanised by their cause, but whether they can sustain their momentum and bring about real change remains to be seen.