Former Doctoral Student Affiliate Maggie Shum (political science) authored an article for the Monkey Cage analysis titled: "Coronavirus May Have Emptied Hong Kong’s Streets, but the Pro-Democracy Protests Continue". In it, she describes Hong Kong's continues to struggle for democracy. Although mass mobilization is impossible due to COVID-19 regulations, protestors moved to online platforms and courts. She states that "the extent to which the struggle has become entrenched in Hong Kong suggests mass protests are likely to return."