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Hong Kong protests continue on China's National Day




Protesters listen to speeches outside the Hong Kong Government Complex on October 1, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Thousands of pro democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding Hong Kong's Financial district. Protest leaders have set an October 1st deadline for their demands to be met and are calling  for open elections and the resignation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.
Protesters listen to speeches outside the Hong Kong Government Complex on October 1, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Thousands of pro democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding Hong Kong's Financial district. Protest leaders have set an October 1st deadline for their demands to be met and are calling for open elections and the resignation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.
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China's National Day kicked off today as thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong. 

Safe to say they were not there to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Communist Republic.

The pro-democracy protests attracted the biggest crowds yet, in large part comprised of young people who are calling for big change.

Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China" and a columnist with Forbes joins Take Two for more on why young people in Hong Kong are the driving force behind the protests.