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Louis Lo
Louis Lo is an editor of The News Lens focusing on international politics.
Did US Election Polls Fail Again?
Cat Thomas
Cat Thomas is a freelance journalist based in Taipei. She covers anything from culture to tech to travel, and sometimes all of those combined if she can swing it.
How Taiwan’s Overseas Tour Leaders Are Weathering Covid-19
Chieh-Chi Hsieh
Chieh-chi Hsieh received his PhD from the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (UK). He also holds an MSc degree in International Political Economy at the Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science. His research interests include politics of finance, Asian financial regionalism, Japan's economic policymaking, Cross-Strait relations, and Taiwan’s political economy. Dr. Hsieh has published in various media outlets such as The Diplomat and Taiwan Insight.
Is Universal Basic Income Feasible in Taiwan?
Luke Hein
Luke Hein is a freelance writer and tour guide working in the PRC, Taiwan, and Indonesia. He writes and makes art about migration, rural life, regional cultural identity, and local-level politics during this era of deepening globalization. Follow his work on Instagram @vlfhein.
Melbourne Meets Taipei in a New Music Collaboration
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Why Taiwan Should Include Migrant Workers in Its Stimulus Program
Stephan Feuchtwang and Michael Rowlands
Stephan Feuchtwang is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics. Michael Rowlands is Emeritus Professor of Material Culture at University College London.
Can We Still Speak of Civilization?
Yuri Takahashi
Yuri Takahashi is a Ph.D. candidate in Global Studies at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, researching Asian American film, integrating ethnic studies and anthropology.
What David Graeber Means for Hong Kong and Taiwan
Nicole-Ann Lobo
Nicole-Ann Lobo is a writer and graduate student at the University of Cambridge.
Taiwan Deserves Better Than Modi’s Nationalism
P. Kerim Friedman
P. Kerim Friedman is an associate professor in the Department of Ethnic Relations and Cultures at National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan. His research explores language revitalization efforts among indigenous Taiwanese, looking at the relationship between language ideology, indigeneity, and political economy. An ethnographic filmmaker, he co-produced the Jean Rouch award-winning documentary, 'Please Don't Beat Me, Sir!' about a street theater troupe from one of India's Denotified and Nomadic Tribes (DNTs). Kerim is also a co-founder of the anthropology blog anthrodendum (formerly Savage Minds).
Who’s Taiwanese?
George Scialabba
George Scialabba’s books include 'What Are Intellectuals Good For?' and 'Slouching Toward Utopia.'
George Scialabba: Democracy vs Plutocracy
James Borton
James Borton is a non-resident fellow at Tufts University Science Diplomacy Center. He's a senior writer and researcher on Southeast Asia and the South China Sea for over two decades. 
China’s Human Rights Record An Achilles Heel For Its Tech Ambitions
Ian Milden
Ian Milden is a graduate student studying Public Administration at Western Kentucky University. He received his undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Western Kentucky University.
Survey: What Is the Greatest National Security Threat to South Koreans?
Jason Wang
Jason Wang is a leading cross border practitioner at the intersection of telecommunications, technology, and media industries. As a partner at Cypress River Advisors, he specializes in enabling his clients to create value from their convergent investments. His clients include Asia Pacific’s largest mobile telecoms operators, satellite operators, global content providers, and financial services corporations. During his off-hours he continues to conduct information security research in a volatile world.
Behind the Hype on “New Space”
Derek Sheridan
Derek Sheridan is an Assistant Research Fellow with the Institute of Ethnology at Academia Sinica.
Do China and Africa Allow Us to Bring Back the Idea of Civilization?
Will Peyton
Will Peyton has recently completed a PhD in Chinese studies at the Australian National University and has been based in Taipei as a visiting scholar at the Center for Chinese Studies in the National Central Library.
What Is China’s Polar Strategy?
Ying-yu Alicia Chen
Ying-Yu Alicia Chen is a Taiwanese freelance journalist, focusing on refugee issues, migrants’ rights, and other social affairs. Her works have been published by Al Jazeera English, Equal Times, Taiwan-based media The Reporter, and Hong Kong-based Initium Media, among others.
Independence Day Takes On New Meaning For Indonesian Fishermen
Peter Buckets
Peter Buckets is a nom de plume for a writer in Taipei.
'The Good Daughter' Is an Indictment of Global Capital, Patriarchy, Racism