Hong Kong Activists Arrested; Architects Co-Organize Climate Strike; Weekend Passport: The Camino Project

Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, left, and Agnes Chow, are escorted in a police van at a district court in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Hong Kong police arrested well-known activist Wong and Chow, another core member of a pro-democracy group, Friday, and authorities denied permission for a major march in what appears to a harder line on this summer’s protests.
Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, left, and Agnes Chow, are escorted in a police van at a district court in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Hong Kong police arrested well-known activist Wong and Chow, another core member of a pro-democracy group, Friday, and authorities denied permission for a major march in what appears to a harder line on this summer's protests. Kin Cheung / AP Photo
Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, left, and Agnes Chow, are escorted in a police van at a district court in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Hong Kong police arrested well-known activist Wong and Chow, another core member of a pro-democracy group, Friday, and authorities denied permission for a major march in what appears to a harder line on this summer’s protests.
Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, left, and Agnes Chow, are escorted in a police van at a district court in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Hong Kong police arrested well-known activist Wong and Chow, another core member of a pro-democracy group, Friday, and authorities denied permission for a major march in what appears to a harder line on this summer's protests. Kin Cheung / AP Photo

Hong Kong Activists Arrested; Architects Co-Organize Climate Strike; Weekend Passport: The Camino Project

On today’s show:

  • Prominent pro-independence and pro-democracy activists were arrested over the course of a day in Hong Kong as months-old protests there continue.
  • Noted Chicago architecture firms like Studio Gang and bKL Architecture have signed onto Greta Thunberg’s campaign and upcoming climate strike.
  • A six-hour outdoor theatre project attempts to translate a 500-year-old Spanish pilgrimage into a five-mile walk through Bucktown and Humboldt Park.