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The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

AP, Mar. 12, 2020

March 12, 2020

The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

“The movement that began last June, while no longer regularly making the front pages, is still very much underway and Hong Kong remains on the brink,” wrote Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a historian of modern China at the University of California, Irvine. The government’s handling of the virus outbreak may add to protesters’ long list of grievances, he said.