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.
2018/08/30 | 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.
2018/11/12 | 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.
2019/02/18 | 破土 New Bloom
Authors Jimmy Liao and Tian Er Swap Stories at the 2019 Taipei Book Fair
Taiwanese author Jimmy Liao and Chinese author Tian Er discussed their origins at Taipei's recently wrapped 2019 book fair.
2019/02/08 | 破土 New Bloom
ANALYSIS: Lee Ming-che's Release Is Being Complicated by Chinese Belligerence
Speculation that China would negotiate with the KMT for the quiet release of the Taiwanese democracy advocate feels like ancient history.
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.
2018/10/07 | 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.