Posts Tagged ‘Occupy Central’

By Hans Ebert It’s getting harder and harder to understand the prolonged “winter of discontent” that some are going through about the present and future of Hong Kong. It’s almost as if they have way too much time on their hands with in-fighting to embrace misguided cause célèbres. Remember how Occupy Central suddenly morphed into [...]

On Sunday in New York, hundreds of thousands of people led by celebrities fighting for the future of an ailing Mother Earth turned up for Climate Change. It was a huge event. Was it covered by any of the major television stations? No. On Monday in Hong Kong, thousands of university students boycotted classes to [...]

Just as they got fake tatts, shaved their heads, wore pants hanging off their arses, learnt all the right handshakes and embraced the Hip Hop culture, while either the night before, or after that, they were whiny emo bands, originality in Hong Kong’s entertainment industry has been in short supply. After jumping on Pharrell Williams’ [...]

By Hans Ebert Perhaps it’s the quiet before the storm or a time when many are regrouping to make new sense of previous nonsense. (Source: Guardian) It’s happening throughout the world almost as if we are waving goodbye to a past we wish to erase as we were part of it and trying to find [...]