Do you hear the (young) people sing? How politics in Hong Kong and Taiwan show it’s time to empower the next generation squib

Before Tsai Ing-wen’s landslide victory secured her a second presidential term in Taiwan, she publicly admitted on numerous occasions that young people were the most critical factor and spared no effort to woo the youth vote.Despite their overwhelming support for her, there were still underlying concerns as young people are sometimes seen as unreliable voters.Britain’s Brexit referendum in 2016 is a painful reminder of this.Back in June 2016, the country voted to leave the EU by 52 per cent to…
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