Teen Vogue | Hong Kong is Burning: An Interview With Joshua Wong

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“I think it’s time to define what’s meant by adult, if the definition of adults is to obey and follow the rule[s].” Instead, he says, adulthood should be about “carrying our responsibility, [being] responsible for the future of our city, see[king] a better future for our society.”

On the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s founding, and four months into 2019’s “Summer of Discontent,” as some have called Hong Kong’s ongoing protests, I interviewed Umbrella Movement leader and youth activist Joshua Wong about his thoughts on the ongoing protests for Teen Vogue.

Read in full: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/hong-kong-protests-joshua-wong

PoliticsEileen Guo