Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies December 17, 2014 News Michigan/LRCCS faculty assess Hong Kong protests (updated December 2014) Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies December 17, 2014 News Mary GallagherDirector, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese StudiesAssociate Professor of Political Science What Do Hong Kong's Protests Mean For China?by Nick Robins-Early, The Huffington Post, October 4, 2014 Beijing will not back down on this. They will see this as a crucial test of their leadership and authority over Hong Kong and it’s highly unlikely that they’ll budge on the big issues. What Hong Kong's Protests Mean for Mainland Chinaby Claire Groden, The New Republic, September 29, 2014 The concern is that people in the mainland will start asking, ‘Well, why can’t we have that?’ Louisa LimVisiting Professor of JournalismCommunication Studies Scenes from Occupy Hong Kong's Last Stand The New Yorker, December 12, 2014 For Anson Chan, who headed the city’s civil service from 1993 to 2001, the past seven weeks have been sobering. ‘We see the Hong Kong that we love, the Hong Kong that we had a part in building up, crumbling before our very eyes....’ The Thugs of Mainland ChinaThe New Yorker, October 8, 2014 The idea that triads could be patriotic was first raised, in 1984, by Deng Xiaoping. The chief of China’s Public Security Bureau, Tao Siju, caused uproar in Hong Kong, in 1993, when he echoed those sentiments, bluntly stating, ‘As for organizations like the triads in Hong Kong, as long as these people are patriotic, as long as they are concerned with Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, we should unite with them.’ Louisa Lim stops by The Colbert Report to discuss Hong Kong, October 1, 2014The Colbert ReportGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on Facebook Hong Kong People!Op-ed, The New York Times, September 29, 2014 Hong Kong has not yet become another Tiananmen, but the fact they are being spoken of in the same breath shows how little Beijing cares what the rest of the world thinks.