Road to democracy: the unfolding of Hong Kong’s umbrella revolution

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Featured Image -- 615Student activism at its finest. I idolize Joshua Wong so much, especially how he showed courage despite the danger that he is currently facing, just to prove that youth can take part in socio-political issues and that the Hong Kong government should start making wide reforms for the benefit of their constituents.

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Why are Hong Kong students on the streets? Why aren’t university students and high-schoolers attending classes, and instead studying on make-shift tables on the once busy streets of Hong Kong? Why are they camping out on tram tracks and bus routes instead of sleeping at home? A lot of them 15 to 18 year olds. The best time of their lives. A time for learning, choosing their majors, going out with friends. What are they doing hogging the streets and disrupting quotidian life?   

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