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2018/07/30 | 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.

2017/05/10 | Jenna Cody

OPINION: Don’t Delete the Generalissimo, Contextualize Him

'His legacy ought to be studied and analyzed, if only to remember the horrors and agonies of the history of this island nation, and to educate ourselves on the importance of avoiding a backslide into totalitarianism.'

2017/05/09 | Adam Hatch

OPINION: Deleting the Generalissimo from Taiwan is the Wrong Move

'Chiang Kai-shek was the greatest single fighter of the CCP, bar none. He also led China through one of the darkest periods of its history, including a brutal war with Japan and two periods of civil war, which wrapped together were a central part of the greatest conflict in human history.'

2017/04/24 | Rosemary Chen

Burying a Dictator: Fresh Bid to Remove All Statues of Chiang Kai-shek in Taiwan

'Statues [of Chiang] are the final remnant of the [Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT)] authoritarian regime, which has to be removed if a full-fledged democracy is to be realized.'