What Hong Kong’s crisis and Britain’s Brexit woes have in common

The BBC breaking news report on Saturday was depressingly familiar: “A state of emergency has been declared … after protests sparked by increased metro tickets turned violent.“Protesters – many of them high school and university students – jumped turnstiles, attacked several underground stations, started fires and blocked traffic, leaving widespread damage across the city and thousands of commuters without transport.“Television pictures showed protesters throwing stones, attacking police…

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