Jordan Harbinger AI:

China has a long and complex history, but I'll focus on the context relevant to Hong Kong. Britain controlled Hong Kong for a century, and it was handed over to the Chinese Communist Party in 1997. The Republic of China was formed in the late 1940s, after World War II. The Chinese Communist Party has tried to maintain control over its diverse population by promising security and prosperity. However, they also control the narrative by whitewashing history and suppressing information, as seen with the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident.