686 October 18, 2019 Umbrellas Up For over 100 days now, protesters in Hong Kong have taken to the streets every weekend. What it’s like to live through that. Share a clip Transcript Artist: Yu Illustrations Hong Kong in 2047 We asked three illustrators — Noble Wong, Tse Sai Pei, and Yu — to envision the future of the city. Prologue Prologue ByIra GlassEmanuele Berry Katherine has been going to protest in Hong Kong for over 4 months. She’s got packing her bag for a protest down to a science. She shows host Ira Glass and producer Emanuele Berry what’s inside. (7 minutes) Act One The Cursed Generation ByIra GlassEmanuele Berry A bunch of 22-year-olds from Hong Kong explain why they are cursed and what that means for their and Hong Kong’s future. (17 minutes) Act Two The Fight ByIra GlassEmanuele Berry Katherine, Ira and Emanuele go to a protest and get tear gassed in front of a Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. (6 minutes) Act Three Uncivil Disobedience ByEmanuele Berry Producer Emanuele Berry has a day at the mall unlike any other. (7 minutes) Act Four Good Cop, Dad Cop ByAlan Yu A protestor who thinks the Hong Kong police are terrible has a chat with his dad — a police officer. Alan Yu reports. (12 minutes) Act Five Slow Boat to China ByDiane Wu Producer Diane Wu goes to a party. A Chinese flag party. Act Six Two Weeks Later ByDiane Wu Katherine catches up with producer Diane Wu and things are different. (7 minutes) Song:“Umbrella” by Ember Island Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 683: Beer Summit Sept. 20, 2019 Act One: One More For My Baby and One More For the Road Maybe the most radical national experiment to avoid tribalism ever done, anywhere in the world. 547: Cops See It Differently - Part One Feb. 6, 2015 Act One In 2008, the Milwaukee Police Department, which has a long history of tension with black residents, got a new chief named Ed Flynn. 390: Return To The Giant Pool of Money Sept. 25, 2009 Act Two: Fall 2009 We catch back up with the people we met in 2008, to see how they've fared over the last 18 months. Staff RecommendationsView all 560 July 3, 2015 Abdi and the Golden Ticket A story about someone who's desperately trying – against long odds – to make it to the United States and become an American. 241 July 11, 2003 20 Acts in 60 Minutes All kinds of little stories that we ordinarily can't use on the radio show because they are just too short.