The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi speak to J. Michael Cole, a Taiwan-based journalist and Flashpoints contributor, about his new book, Black Island: Two Years of Activism in Taiwan. The podcast primarily focuses on Taiwanese politics heading into the January 2016 elections, the rise of civic activism on the island, and the evolving relations between Beijing and Taipei. Cole’s recent articles for The Diplomat are available here.
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