Cities

Hong Kong protests – National Day of China edition

The big protest marches in Hong Kong started on June 9, 2019 when around a million people participated in a demonstration, and have been going on for 17 weeks. People first took to the streets to show their opposition to the proposed extradition bill that would have allowed mainland China to extradite people accused of or convicted of crimes. October 1 is the National Day of the People's Republic of China, celebrated as a public holiday in China, Macau, and Hong Kong. Over the weekend, Hong Kong saw a lot of protests and on September 29th anti-totalitarianism rallies in support of Hong Kong were held in many other cities all around the world.... Read More

SFUSD Policy Changes: Students Must Choose Between Activism and Academics

Just a day before the Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 20th, it surfaced on social media that the San Francisco United School District (SFUSD) rescinded their support for students participating in the strike. This angered many parents and student protesters who were marked absent or whose field trips to the strike were canceled.... Read More

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