破土 New Bloom
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New Bloom is an online magazine featuring radical perspectives on Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific, founded by a group of students and activists after the 2014 Sunflower Movement in Taiwan. We seek to provide a space that fosters political and intellectual transnational dialogues in the Left.
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2018/11/19 | 破土 New Bloom
Pre-Referenda LGBT Rights Rally Draws 100,000 in Taipei
Taiwan's LGBTQ rights movement is mobilizing ahead of referenda on marriage equality and gender equity education this Saturday.
2018/11/15 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Ko-P Just Goes and Goes in Taipei Mayor TV Debate
Mayor Ko continued to offer the most convincing platform for Taipei mayor, and possibly beyond as well.
2018/11/12 | 破土 New Bloom
'Make China Lose Again': Taiwan Gets Love From the Polish Far-Right
Premier William Lai's decision to comment favorably on a pro-Taiwan video by a Polish fringe far-right group might not have been the best idea.
2018/10/07 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Taiwan's 'Third Force' Parties Must Avoid a Rightward Shift
Falun Gong's campaign against the Democratic Socialists of America shows the potential for right-wing forces to co-opt anti-CCP sentiment in Taiwan.
2018/09/21 | 破土 New Bloom
Is China Retaliating Against Taiwan's Investigations into Its Spying?
China’s wild allegations of Taiwanese spying may be a direct response to Taiwan’s investigations of China’s own spy network.
2018/09/12 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: US Diplomatic Recalls Should Not Inspire Taiwanese Confidence
The US recalled diplomats from countries that dropped recognition of Taiwan, but it’s anyone’s guess who is calling the shots in Washington.
2018/08/30 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Taiwan's Hypocritical Refugee Policy Shows Its Ugly Face
The deportation of Filipino city councilor Ricardo Parojinog, coupled with Taiwan's backdoor agreement with Australia to treat refugees in Nauru detention camps, raise questions about Taiwan's lack of any coherent refugee policy.
2018/07/30 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: In Praise of Defacing the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial
Criticism of the defacing of Chiang Kai-shek's memorial miss the point, argues Brian Hioe, as long as Taiwan's government is content to revere the late dictator.
2018/07/19 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: US Gunboat Diplomacy in Taiwan Strait Does Nothing for Taipei
It would be a mistake to take the US decision to sail destroyers through the Taiwan Strait as an indication of support for Taiwan.
2018/06/28 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Nauru Refugee Deal Makes Taiwan Complicit in Human Rights Abuse
Taiwan's agreement with Australia to accept its asylum seekers held on Nauru makes the government complicit in human rights violations.
2018/06/21 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Misogyny, Murder and Misplaced Blame in Taiwan
Taiwanese society's reaction to the murder and dismemberment of a female archery student by her instructor are misdirected.
2018/03/28 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Trump's Tariffs on Taiwan Point to a Deeper Truth
The recent hit to Taiwan's steel industry raise questions about the nature of the relationship between Taiwan and the United States.