- Alison and Andrew's amazing Bike Tour of Taiwan. Hope I can get old like Andrew
- New Bloom: Taiwan's rancorous discourse on capital punishment
- DPP puts forward draft bill on X-strait talks. China has already criticized the idea of submitting X-strait agreements to democratic oversight. See Reuters, which uses the abusive, factually incorrect, and politically loaded term "anti-China" to describe pro-Taiwan types.
- Thinking Taiwan: Tsai Faces many challenges. Among these challenges are writers who forward propaganda tropes of Beijing. *sigh*
- Ken Lieberthal, Obama admin advisor, forwards Chinese propaganda on how the nasty Chen Shui-bian provoked poor, put-upon China. Why does Liberthal take this strange pro-Beijing point of view? Perhaps it is because he once worked for Stonebridge China, the consulting firm that supplied a number of Obama advisors.
- Thinking Taiwan: Split Ticket Voting: Art or Science
- Harvard: Hou family scholarship for visiting scholars
- Jane Rickards on Taiwan's media landscape for AmCham Topics
- China stokes rather than soothes anxieties
- A headline that is too depressingly familiar: religious cult beliefs kill girl
- For those wondering, as I was, what the Bern's China policy, the Diplomat had a piece on Sanders vs Clinton last year. Thanks Maddog.
- For Amusement Purposes Only: Joe Hung, longtime pro-KMT columnist for various Blue media, on how the young are numbskulls and dimwits
- MEDIA CHANGE MOMENT: LA Times piece by Ralph Jennings notes that polls show the majority oppose annexation to China. Couldn't have said that even two years ago
- DON'T MISS: Clarissa Wei with piece on decline of fishing in one of my fav east coast towns, Chenggong.
- DON'T MISS: Translation of the latest TISR poll, from Solidarity
- DON'T MISS: The Jacobin... fantastic piece on economy, history, DPP, KMT, Sunflowers, TPP.
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