Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Police Clear Mong Kok as Gov’t Agrees to Talk

After three weeks of street demonstrations, police in lthe Mong Kok neighborhood of Hong Kong cleared out protesters’ camps Friday morning, removing tents and barricades with little resistance from protesters. Clare Baldwin and James Pomfret of Reuters report: The operation in the gritty and congested Mong Kok district – across the harbour from the heart of the civil

October 16, 2014 10:45 PM

Evan Osnos: The Arc of Possibility

For Guernica Magazine, Jason Ng interviews New Yorker correspondent Evan Osnos about the ongoing protest movement in Hong Kong, civil society in China, and his book, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China: Guernica: You’ve compared the current situation in China to the United States during the Gilded Age, and you mentioned in a Sinica podcast that

October 15, 2014 10:17 PM

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