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James X. Morris

James X. Morris

James X. Morris is a Ph.D. candidate residing in Taipei. He is a freelance writer and anthropologist with a background in politics, government, and cross-Taiwan Strait trade. Follow him on Twitter: @jamesxmorris
Taiwan's Fight Against Human Trafficking
July 31, 2018
Taiwan's Fight Against Human Trafficking
NGOs urge greater responsibility during Taiwan’s international anti-human trafficking workshop.
Taiwan's Fight Against Human Trafficking
‘Crayon Diplomacy’ in Taiwan
July 19, 2018
‘Crayon Diplomacy’ in Taiwan
One artist’s use of Taiwan’s diplomatic weakness as a canvas for dialogue.
‘Crayon Diplomacy’ in Taiwan
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
July 18, 2018
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
An interview with New Bloom co-founder and student activist Brian Hioe, 4 years after the Sunflower Movement.
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
Meet Taiwan's Newest Official Indigenous Group
June 29, 2018
Meet Taiwan's Newest Official Indigenous Group
Taiwan’s courts recognize the Siraya as the island’s 17th indigenous group, setting a new precedent.
Meet Taiwan's Newest Official Indigenous Group
Taiwan's Migrant Workers Are Finding Their Voice
June 27, 2018
Taiwan's Migrant Workers Are Finding Their Voice
Labor protests in Taiwan reveal a pesky sincerity problem for government agencies.
Taiwan's Migrant Workers Are Finding Their Voice
The US Opens a New Compound in Taiwan. It’s Business As Usual.
June 18, 2018
The US Opens a New Compound in Taiwan. It’s Business As Usual.
Despite some initial concerns, the American Institute in Taiwan's opening came and went without major incident.
The US Opens a New Compound in Taiwan. It’s Business As Usual.
The Dirty Secret of Taiwan’s Fishing Industry
May 18, 2018
The Dirty Secret of Taiwan’s Fishing Industry
Taiwan’s systemic inertia has created the perfect environment for the continued exploitation of migrant fishermen.
The Dirty Secret of Taiwan’s Fishing Industry
Taiwan's Vanishing History
February 22, 2018
Taiwan's Vanishing History
A cemetery’s destruction highlights Taiwan’s systemic lack of cultural preservation.
Taiwan's Vanishing History
The Abandoned Island of Xiji
January 05, 2018
The Abandoned Island of Xiji
Photographs 40 years after Taiwan’s industrial revolution emptied a village.
The Abandoned Island of Xiji
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