Environment & Health Hong Kong Protests Carefully Choreographed, Not Spontaneous By Sharmini Peries The Real News Network Published October 7, 2014 Tiananmen analogies are a barrier to understanding what’s really going on in Hong Kong says Peter Lee, Journalist for the Asia Times. Please check back later for the full transcript. Support Independent JournalismPsssttt! While you’re here we need your help.Since Donald Trump took office, progressive journalism has been under constant attack and companies like Facebook and Google have changed their policies to limit your access to sites like Truthout.The result is that our articles are reaching fewer people at a time when we need genuinely independent news more than ever. Here’s how you can help: Since Truthout doesn’t run ads or take corporate or government money, we rely on our readers for support.By making a monthly or one-time donation of any amount, you’ll help us publish and distribute stories that have a real impact on people’s lives.