It is a universal phenomenon that we prefer to consume media that support our prejudices and views. On a daily basis we are comforted by a false consensus reinforced by a frisson of pleasurable outrage at the egregious opinions and deeds of those with whom we disagree. The proliferation of social media has enabled foreign […]
Among senior members and leaders of Hong Kong’s political parties there are three interesting politicians. In no particular order they are Nathan Law, Joshua Wong and Regina Ip.
The message of #MeToo – sexual predation will no longer be tolerated – is an implicit warning to a wider circle than those guilty of making unwelcome sexual advances. The demand for sexual favours by those with power over others has a long history – the infamous Hollywood casting-couch is an example. Suddenly, with the […]
..one hopes she avoids the fate of her three predecessors and does not come to a sticky end
…while the recently passed US tax bill was generally unpopular with voters, Republican Party business donors were apparently very happy.
The DoJ has now dismissed the deferred criminal charges… this will be a source of satisfaction to recently retired HSBC Chairman, Douglas Flint, and about-to-retire CEO Stuart Gulliver
…the noble lord disdained on the advertised topic and addressed instead the bright prospects in China and the HKSAR of a democratic future.