“The protest movement has different factions and additional demands, including pro-democracy activists calling for the right to elect their own government, which is now approved by Beijing. Other demonstrators are asking that those who clashed with police have their charges dropped. And some in the crowd fed up with Lam are calling for her resignation.” NPR: Hong Kong Protests Turn Violent As Clashes Erupt Between Demonstrators And Masked Mob.

+ Where you find mass protests, you often find a massive economic divide. And Hong Kong’s is about as big as they come. NYT: Tiny Apartments and Punishing Work Hours: The Economic Roots of Hong Kong’s Protests.

+ “Governor Ricardo Rossell√≥, 40, a Democrat and member of the island’s statehood party, said Sunday he would not seek reelection in 2020 and would step down from his role as head of the party.” Turns out just not running again isn’t enough to satisfy Puerto Rico’s protestors. WaPo: Puerto Ricans shut down a major highway and march toward capitol to demand the governor resign.