Hong Kong’s airport, normally one of the busiest in the world, remains largely quiet. Most flights have been canceled after protesters swarmed the airport, sparked by complaints of police brutality toward smaller protests there over the weekend. The protests in Hong Kong are now in their 10th week. The tense situation is beginning to take a toll on the region’s economy and has the potential to reach much further than that.
Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air. But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.
Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.
When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.