The pushback

Xi Jinping: The Backlash Richard McGregor Penguin: 2019 . Newspapers around the world at the end of June featured a surprising series of full-page advertisements. “Stand with Hong Kong at G20”, read the striking black-and-white headlines appearing on breakfast tables, in papers from the New York Times to the Guardian, from the Australian to the Süddeutsche Zeitung, from the Asahi Shimbun to Canada’s Globe & Mail. The advertisements, the result of a crowdfunding campaign initiated by acti