US colleges are paying their presidents like CEOs and treating students like customers, using their tuition to foot the bill.
1.One of the Hong Kong Government representatives had a press conference to cancel the dialogue with Federation of Students and claimed that the number of protesters had declined on Oct 9th, 2014. This is the aftermath on Oct 10th.
Who said it’s dying out?
"It’s not just a students’ movement. It’s also a fight of all the people of Hong Kong… If the adults have too much burden, we’ll fight and speak for them." - David, F.6 (Year 12) student from Hong Kong
Mr. Seto’s life was changed after a car accident four years ago.
He’s been staying in Mong Kok for a week already as a role model for his two sons who are in junior school.
"It’s not really changing about the world, just like how I can’t change my past. It’s also difficult to say what’s good and what’s bad. But whenever something happens, follow your conscience. I’m sitting here because I want my sons to know what’s the right thing to do."
* The rest of the photos are all bits and pieces throughout the current movement.
P.S. Sorry that I haven’t updated the site much lately. The English caption is only a very rough draft. If you want more updated news on the Umbrella Movement, please follow the Facebook Page Hong Kong Democracy Now
Captions in English by Ashley Y.
Captions in Chinese & Photo Credits: 馬丁 Martin Witness
A RARE ART NOUVEAU “BUTTERFLIES AND BATS” POCKETWATCH, BY RENE LALIQUE
Of gilt-finished jeweled lever movement, the openface pocketwatch of circular outline with blued-steel moon-style hands and applied black enameled Arabic numerals, against the gold ground accented by blue and white enameled fluttering butterflies, within a polished gold case, the reverse depicting numerous flying purplish blue enameled bats, with scattered moonstone accents, further embellished by a sculpted gold serpent bow, circa 1899-1900, with French export marks.