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In East Asian countries, past disease outbreaks have made face masks part of everyday life – but the social context supporting such behaviour isn’t present in the UK.
Scientists were not surprised by reports on coronavirus reinfection; the lack of symptoms on reinfection is encouraging.
Dual crises are in the making in Hong Kong. A constitutional crisis for Hong Kong and a diplomatic crisis for China. My piece on the dynamic situation.
The biggest risk is Britain’s desire to stand alone in the world.
Beijing is moving to stamp out the Hong Kong protests – but it may have already lost the city for good.6 min read
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.
China/Hong Kong — One country, two systems, and the impossibility of compromise with authoritarianism.4 min read
If we value anything beyond wealth, continuing to tolerate China’s behavior without consequences undermines who we claim to be, Greg Camp writes.
In which I take issue view that China clamping down on Hong Kong doesn’t matter that much economically, because it’s already a minnow. True, but not everything that counts can be counted, and Hong Kong still offers China significantly capital, clout and kudos.