Showing: 1-20 of 9

Democracy

Hong Kong protesters threaten to storm government buildings

Hong Kong protesters threaten to storm government buildings

HONG KONG — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of the day today.

6 hours agoLoading…

Tourists push back against Hong Kong protesters

HONG KONG — The luxury boutiques of Hong Kong’s Tsim Shai Tsui district are so mobbed with vacationing Chinese customers that store owners have put up red velvet ropes to control the crowds. Pro-democracy protesters saw it as a perfect spot to spread the word to their mainland brethren.

7 hours agoLoading…
Hong Kong leader refuses to meet with protesters

Hong Kong leader refuses to meet with protesters

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing’s authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997.

September 30, 2014 12:19 pmLoading…
Hong Kong leader refuses to meet with protesters

Hong Kong leader refuses to meet with protesters

Pro-democracy protesters hold umbrellas under heavy rain near government headquarters in Hong Kong, demanding that the former British colony’s top leader meet with them and threatening wider actions if he does not.

September 30, 2014 12:19 pmLoading…
Police ease tactics in Hong Kong protest standoff

Police ease tactics in Hong Kong protest standoff

Riot police fire tear gas on student protesters occupying streets surrounding the government headquarters in Hong Kong, early Monday. Pro-democracy protests there have presented the Chinese government with a major political dilemma. 

September 29, 2014 10:53 amLoading…
Police ease tactics in Hong Kong protest standoff

Police ease tactics in Hong Kong protest standoff

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s embattled police defended their use of tear gas, but softened their tactics Monday after forceful attempts to quell pro-democracy protests drew tens of thousands more people into the streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.

September 29, 2014 10:53 amLoading…
A partner for democracy against 'oppressive governments'

A partner for democracy against 'oppressive governments'

President Obama's words starting to sound something like beginning of a counterattack.

September 25, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
Scotland delivers a welcome lesson in democracy

Scotland delivers a welcome lesson in democracy

Granting the right of self-determination can produce the best of all results.

September 19, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Libertarianism may be 'the wave of the future'

'Why are there no libertarian countries?" In a much-discussed essay for Salon magazine, Michael Lind asks: "If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the world in the early twenty-first century i…

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...
View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...