Revolution doesn't happen in a day, but a great deal can happen in two weeks. The young activists in Hong Kong are teaching the world and their parents a lesson in democracy and what it means to speak truth to power. With protests continuing in the city and government officials stalling talks with protest leaders, many are beginning to wonder just how long this Umbrella Revolution will last.
Student. Lawyer. Activist. Revolutionary. Freedom fighter (or was it terrorist?). Prisoner. President. World leader. Husband. Father. Grandfather. Family man. As Nelson Mandela nears the end of a very full life, Bruce Southworth offers this reflection on the man of history.