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The leader of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, has withdrawn the extradition bill with China that sparked the protest movement, but that will not end the demonstrations according to a college professor from our region who just returned from a trip to Hong Kong. 

6/24/19 Panel

Jun 24, 2019

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Investigative Reporter Rosemary Armao, Berkshire Eagle columnist and former senior political correspondent for Radio Television Hong Kong Francis Moriarty, and Albany Law School Professor and Director of The Immigration Law Clinic Sarah Rogerson.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Key personnel  with Occupy Albany gathered late Sunday afternoon to reflect on the past, present and future of the movement.

10/2/14 Panel

Oct 2, 2014


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and Publisher Emeritus of The Daily Freeman, Ira Fusfeld.

Topics include:
Secret Service chief resigns
EBOLA fears in Texas
Hong Kong

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  It's day five of a mass movement  to occupy sections of Hong Kong as demonstrators protest a Chinese decision to limit voters' choices in a 2017 citywide leadership election.  

A vigil for Hong Kong's democracy protesters is scheduled to be held this evening in Albany at the busy corner of Lark St. and Washington Avenue - activists will be assembling as 'rush hour' winds down around 5:30PM. The demonstration of solidarity is set to continue through 7PM.

9/30/14 Panel

Sep 30, 2014

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf, and Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
White House Intruder
Hong Kong Protests
Supreme Court on Early Voting
Judge on Rikers Beating