In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein, Freddy Deknatel and Prachi Vidwans talk about the new national security law that China imposed on Hong Kong, and the chilling effect it has already had on dissent and speech there. They also discuss a new proposal for a one-state solution for Israel and Palestine based on equal citizenship rights for all, and how the debate over ways forward in that conflict has broadened recently, in part due to Israeli plans to annex parts of the West Bank.
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Why China’s Xi Opted for the ‘Nuclear Option’ in Hong Kong
‘The Best Hope We Have.’ The Promise of Protest Movements Going Global
Xi’s Boldest Critic Is the Latest Target of China’s Crackdown on Dissent
‘The Path of Negotiations Has Failed.’ Where Annexation Leaves Palestinians
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