Hong Kong’s Electoral Changes Pass Power to Beijing
Precious little chance of another humiliating district council election
By: Tim Hamlett
The question hovering over Hong Kong for the last 20 years has been whether it was possible for a free and more or less democratic society to endure in the front garden of a Communist dictatorship. The answer is now clearly “no.”
The latest changes to the city’s electoral arrangements dispel any erroneous notion that the machinery is inte…
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