Month: June 2015

Responding to Aris Teon’s “Why Hong Kong Should Accept Bejing’s Universal Suffrage”

Today, Hong Kong voted down the BeiJing-backed “vote” deal they tried to shove to Hong Kong people, saying that all candidates must be approved by BeiJing. https://thenanfang.com/why-hong-kong-should-accept-beijings-universal-suffrage The entire argument for Hong Kong to accept Beijing’s fake democracy package can…

BeiJing: More Smog, Less Smokes

Beijing has banned smoking in public areas. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/01/us-china-smoking-idUSKBN0OH26M20150601 https://thenanfang.com/shanghai-considers-smoking-ban-beijing-implements Will prohibition of cigarettes in BeiJing lead to smuggling of cigarettes, and create a new black market? That’s what Libertarians would love you to believe, but it won’t ever get to…