No poster boys, no organisers: Hong Kong’s leaderless resistance faces a leaderless government

Leaderless protest movements, like the one that has raged in the streets of Hong Kong for the past 13-odd weeks, have some clear advantages over their more traditional counterparts, which often rely on charismatic standard-bearers to fire up their followers. After all, those inspirational figures can be easily targeted by authorities for harassment, punishment and […]