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Friday, October 18, 2019
No, Chinese don't "like their government" because of economic, historical and cultural reasons: a media analysis/rant
Some sort of "analysis" popped up recently on SupChina which I ardently disagree with. I normally wouldn't bother about wr...
Monday, October 7, 2019
Lee Chia-fen's comments on Megaport Festival are pure patriarchy and no substance
I don't even know where to begin when dissecting the deeply problematic comments of Lee Chia-fen, the perpetually frowning wife of pr...
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Immigration and racism in Taiwan: it's not about who you are when you come, but who you become after you arrive
Silhouettes of a visitor and a foreign resident in Taiwan Perhaps an explosive title, but hear me out. I'm going to talk mostly abou...
Monday, September 23, 2019
Let's keep highlighting women in Asian pro-democracy activism
Denise Ho ( Wikimedia Commons ) I'd like to start by saying that this is not a complaining post. I actually have something positive ...
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Su Beng has passed away, and the rain pours down
Su Beng (史明), a true hero of the Taiwan independence movement, passed away late last night at the age of 103 (101 by Western age counting...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
For the love of our good Lord and Savior, Jesus M.F. Christ in Heaven, please stop saying "Mainland" like it is a neutral term
This is what I'd like to do to the hands of everyone who types the word "mainland" - I mean metaphorically...of course So...
Monday, September 9, 2019
"This movement has a large youth following? Let's use sex to discredit them again!"
A tale as old as time: a social movement with broad support that is either youth-led or has lots of youth visibility breaks out, challeng...
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