Hong Kong cartoon depicting US invasion by gun-toting Mickey Mouse and evil Ronald McDonald in textbook for overhauled liberal studies subject sparks row

//Hong Kong cartoon depicting US invasion by gun-toting Mickey Mouse and evil Ronald McDonald in textbook for overhauled liberal studies subject sparks row

Hong Kong cartoon depicting US invasion by gun-toting Mickey Mouse and evil Ronald McDonald in textbook for overhauled liberal studies subject sparks row

A row has broken out over an image in new teaching materials to be used in Hong Kong’s schools that depicts Mickey Mouse and Goofy lookalikes in military uniforms, fighter planes dropping hamburgers instead of bombs, and evil versions of McDonald’s characters Ronald McDonald and Grimace.The political cartoon, depicting a “cultural invasion” by US multinational firms, appears in the first set of books under a controversial planned overhaul of the liberal studies subject.On Thursday, publisher…

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