Rise of the Mockingjay: From Ferguson to Hong Kong

Author: Amy H. Sturgis

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In The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen becomes the Mockingjay--a symbol of hope and rebellion for the people of Panem. In today’s world, where new technology enables government surveillance and censorship, citizens are able to fight back by using that same technology to organize and rebel against abuse of power. Both in the fictional dystopia of The Hunger Games and the real, near-dystopian rights violations faced by people across the world today, the ideas of freedom catch fire, spreading faster…more

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