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Bursting Bubbles

Bursting Bubbles

Money is shrouded in two myths – that it is a creation of markets, not the state, and that people use it in rational ways. HKU scholars have been poking holes in these ideas, focussing on our psychological and social relationships with money and money’s role in the Russian Revolution and the emergence of modern China. At the same time, they are giving consideration to the contradictory promises of digital currency, which could both free us from government oversight and empower greater oversight.

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Your Right to Technology

Your Right to Technology

Access to COVID-19 vaccines, broadband connections and other beneficial technologies should be a human right, argues legal scholar Dr Haochen Sun in a new book.

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Identity Dramas

Identity Dramas

Television and online dramas in China increasingly include diverse portrayals of gender, which sit awkwardly alongside the hardening conservative attitudes of the government and even viewers. Dr Song Geng has been studying the paradox.

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