Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down Airport; Syrians Deported from Turkey; Food Mondays: Let’s Make Ramen

Protesters demonstrate at the airport in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Several thousand people gathered on Monday for a fourth day of protest against a proposed extradition law at Hong Kong’s busy international airport.
Protesters demonstrate at the airport in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Several thousand people gathered on Monday for a fourth day of protest against a proposed extradition law at Hong Kong's busy international airport. Vincent Thian / AP Photo
Protesters demonstrate at the airport in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Several thousand people gathered on Monday for a fourth day of protest against a proposed extradition law at Hong Kong’s busy international airport.
Protesters demonstrate at the airport in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Several thousand people gathered on Monday for a fourth day of protest against a proposed extradition law at Hong Kong's busy international airport. Vincent Thian / AP Photo

Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down Airport; Syrians Deported from Turkey; Food Mondays: Let’s Make Ramen

On today’s show:

  • Several months of escalating of anti-government protests in Hong Kong took a new turn when protesters overran and shut down Hong Kong airport over the weekend.
  • There’s a new article in Foreign Policy called “Turkey’s Deportation Policy Is Killing Syrian Refugees.

    • In the past couple of decades, the United States has gone crazy for ramen. What most people aren’t doing is making their own broths, noodles and condiments at home.Â