A history of the dictatorial origins of Hong Kong’s opaque and unrepresentative legislature

By Jason Buhi All other things being equal, legislatures are designed to serve as the branch of government that best represents the will of the people. Hong Kong’s Legislative Council (LegCo) does not fulfil that fundamental objective because 30 of its 70 seats are reserved for corporate special interests known as “functional constituencies.” Opaque, arbitrary, […]