Au Loong-Yu is a writer based in Hong Kong. His first book China Rise: Strength and Fragility was published by Merlin Press in 2012. His latest book, Hong Kong in Revolt: The Protest Movement and the Future of China, was published by Pluto Books in August 2020.
For the past year and a half, Hong Kong has been in turmoil, with a new generation of young and politically active citizens mobilising to protest Beijing’s tightening grip over the city. In Hong Kong in Revolt: The Protest Movement and the Future of China (Pluto Books 2020), prominent Hong Kong leftist intellectual Au Loong-Yu […]
In July this year, 89 workers at the Shenzhen Jasic Technology Co. Ltd demanded the right to set up a workplace union. In the past decade there has been an explosion of strikes in Shenzhen, and this dispute is one of the many where workers have demanded better working conditions, owed wages, unpaid social insurance, […]