Did Occupy Central Really Fail? [The Diplomat]

Now that Joshua Wong, former student leader of Scholarism and one of the forces behind the Occupy Central Movement, has started a political party, it may be a good time to look back on what initiated this newest phase of Hong Kong’s politics: the Umbrella Movement.

One imagines that Joshua Wong, Chan Ho-Tin of the Hong Kong National Party, and the other activists of Hong Kong’s protest movement moved into party politics because they felt the previous Movement did not meet its objectives – in other words, that it “failed.”

This is an excerpt from an article published in The Diplomat on April 18th, 2016. The full article can be found here.