Why Hong Kong workers cannot be absent from the umbrella revolution.

This article by Labour Vision Taiwan looks at the Hong Kong democracy movement from an observer’s point of view. The article discusses the background to the Hong Kong movement and relates the struggle for universal suffrage in Hong Kong to the situation in Taiwan, which despite having universal suffrage continues to pass legislation which is not in the interest of the working class.  The article also addresses the role that Hong Kong’s working class has played in the Umbrella Movement and argues that we can learn from the current Hong Kong struggle that the labour and the democracy movement are inseparable.

Read the full article (in Chinese).