23 years after the UK "handed over" its colony without ever asking the people who lived there, the "one country two systems" status of Hong Kong has effectively ended under the cover of the pandemic. Its (already strained) civil liberties are now subject to Beijing's control. https://t.co/YFAWItLOEw
— zeynep tufekci (@zeynep) June 30, 2020
I opposed the Hong Kong handover at the time, when anyone who did so was a “Western colonizer.” But it was always obvious this would happen and now it’s happening.
People are fucking stupid.