Popping the Red Pill: Hong Kong Professionals Get Organized for Democracy Post-Occupy

Hong Kong’s professionals barely, if ever, let their thoughts stray to politics. This year though, the switch was flipped. Over the past several weeks, doctors, lawyers, and financiers have started forming pro-democracy groups, seemingly spontaneously. Two solicitors and a barrister, Kevin Yam, Jonathan Man, and Wilson Leung, launched the Progressive Lawyers Group, a 50-member group of young legal types.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Return To Streets To Reject Beijing’s Version Of Democracy

(Forbes) For the first time since mass protests shut down some of the city's busiest districts and grabbed the world's attention, pro-democracy activists were out on the streets again this afternoon to continue their campaign.