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Capitalism Didn’t Bring Democracy to China, but It’s Yoking the Rest of the World to Chinese Authoritarianism
Blizzard Democracy Google MichaelKorvig US
Feature image of 2014 Hong Kong protests at the beginning of the "Umbrella Movement." Image by Studio Incendo, Flickr. Earlier this week, Blizzard Entertainment suspended a Hearthstone player for comments the individual made in support of pro-democracy protests that have been roiling Hong Kong for months. It also suspended the two streamers hosting the interview. The streamer in question, Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai, has forfeited all of his prize money for the season and is banned from competition for a year. On October 4, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey caused an uproar by tweeting in support of Hong Kong,...