Protesters were back on the streets of Hong Kong today in larger numbers than ever—on the first day of a 2-week Chinese national holiday. Older Hong Kongers joined tens of thousands of high-school and college students, creating a “festive” mood as mainland tourists flocked in for shopping. There’s no sign of the tear gas and pepper spray police used over the weekend. Is Beijing waiting it out rather than creating another Tiananmen Square? We’ll hear about the protesters’ demands, their chance of forcing change and what’s at stake for China, the rest of Asia and for the West.
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Banner Image: Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution; Credit: Pasu Au Yeung