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2018/12/05 | Roy Ngerng
The DPP Should Not Blame LGBT Advocates for Their Election Loss
It's a dangerous, despicable strategy that also has no mooring in the reality of how their voters feel about marriage equality.
2018/11/28 | David Green
ANALYSIS: DPP Eats Election Bitterness as Han Kuo-yu Leads KMT Revival
A catastrophic Democratic Progressive Party defeat leaves the party's strategy in pieces and paves the way for a hotly contested 2020 presidential race.
2018/11/27 | Roy Ngerng
OPINION: How the DPP Failed Its Supporters by Becoming Another KMT
In 2016, the DPP swept into power promising social progressivism and economic rejuvenation. So why does it now look like the KMT's B team?
2018/01/08 | David Green
INTERVIEW: The DPP's Karen Yu on Political Disputes and Fintech Innovation
Taiwan's sandbox bill commanded bipartisan support but achieving it was no easy task.
President Tsai's Transitional Justice Act Opens Old Wounds and New
The Transitional Justice Act aims to correct injustices of the martial law period but a partisan structure and narrow focus that ignores indigenous land rights may undermine its popularity and efficacy.
2017/11/13 | David Green
DPP Bows to Big Business as Tsai Fails to Uphold Pledge to Protect Workers
After 2016 changes to the Labor Standards Act drew criticism for inflexibility and high costs, the latest round of changes give too much power back to bosses, leaving shift workers such as nurses and drivers particularly vulnerable.
2017/10/28 | Sheryn Lee
President Tsai's Ballot Box Balancing Act
Like most incumbents, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen is experiencing mid-term polling blues, but the erosion of identification with either of the two major parties should be greater cause for concern.
Peering into Taiwan's Post-Blue Political Future
Politics abhors a vacuum, and with the KMT struggling for support there is scope for a new opposition to mount a challenge to the DPP's grip of Taiwan's national politics. But who will lead it and where will they come from? Courtney Donovan Smith forecasts Taiwan's political future.
2017/08/31 | Adam Hatch
China-Taiwan Tourism: A Bellwether for Stormy Seas Ahead?
If Taiwan-China trade begins to go the way of cross-Strait tourism, it’s likely that the relationship is headed for even more difficult times, argues Adam Hatch.