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2018/12/24 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: From 2014 Sunflowers to 2018's KMT 'Blue Wave,' the Youth Are Anxious
Last week's student protests at NTU against former Premier Jiang Yi-huah are a snapshot of Taiwan's current political moment.
2018/08/15 | Lo Huei-wen
It’s No BBC: 20 Dismal Years of Taiwan’s Underfunded PTS Public Broadcaster
As Taiwan's public broadcaster forges into the digital age, the government must get serious about funding the network for it to realize its potential.
2017/12/01 | Adam Hatch
OPINION: Taiwan Must Come to its Own Defense
If Taiwan is so outclassed militarily, why should Taipei bother with military expenditures at all?
2017/05/19 | Lin Fei-fan
Lin Fei-fan: Don’t Let The People Down Again
Lin Fei-fan, one of the student leaders in the 2014 protest that drew half a million people to the streets of Taipei, writes about the mounting dissatisfaction with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and her government as well as the hypocrisy of the international community.
2017/05/17 | ZiQing Low
Remembering Green Island’s First Political Prisoners
Today marks 66 years since the first group of political prisoners were taken to Taiwan’s Green Island.
2017/04/26 | Jeremy Olivier
Re-Evaluating the Legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo
Tomorrow marks the 107th anniversary of Chiang Ching-kuo’s birth. Jeremy Olivier questions whether the Generalissimo’s son was really the great initiator of democratic change so many politicians and academics like to say he was.
Taiwan’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee: The Geopolitics of Transitional Justice in a Contested State
Taiwan President Tsai’s interest in a truth and reconciliation commission also reflects Taiwan’s contested space in the global world order of nation states.
2017/01/25 | David Prentice
Is Taiwan Ready to Kick the Generalissimo, Again?
Students at a Taipei university think it is time Taiwan stops honoring an authoritarian dictator.
2016/06/21 | J. Michael Cole
Like It or Not, the KMT Is No Monolith
For all its faults, today’s KMT cannot be accused of being a ‘stooge’ of Beijing, as an opinion maker in Hong Kong argued recently.