October 18, 2019

Umbrellas Up

For over 100 days now, protestors in Hong Kong have taken to the streets every weekend. What it’s like to live through that.



A 22-year-old woman has been going to protest in Hong Kong for more than four months. She’s got packing her bag for a protest down to a science. She shows host Ira Glass and producer Emanuele Berry what’s inside. (7 minutes)

Act Four

Good Cop, Dad Cop 

A protestor who thinks the Hong Kong police are terrible has a chat with his dad — a police officer.  Alan Yu reports. (12 minutes)