Another non-environmental wonder

HSBC Hong Kong's Chief Operating Officer on why the small persistent band of Occupy Hong Kong protesters need to leave the square outside HSBC offices (via NYTimes DealBook):

“As the occupation continues, the hygiene situation is deteriorating and will likely continue to deteriorate,” his affidavit said.

Too bad he wasn't instead talking about the state of Hong Kong's economy, which is currently beset by raging, record inequality:

"The city’s wealth gap has widened, property prices have soared and average citizens have become increasingly priced out, in many cases by well-heeled investors and visitors from the Chinese mainland. The average home price is around 13 times the median annual household income."


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