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Sunflower Movement

Cross-Strait Issues Take Center Stage in Taiwan’s Presidential Race

Cross-Strait Issues Take Center Stage in Taiwan’s Presidential Race

By Brian Hioe
Both Ko Wen-je and Hou Yu-ih have endorsed resurrecting the controversial Cross-Strait Services Trade Agreement, the subject of mass protests back in 2014.

Taiwan High Court Overturns Acquittals, Finds Sunflower Movement Protesters Guilty

Taiwan High Court Overturns Acquittals, Finds Sunflower Movement Protesters Guilty

By Nick Aspinwall
The High Court’s decision to overturn not guilty verdicts for seven protesters who stormed the Executive Yuan led to outrage from civil society figures.
Hong Kong Protests: The View From Taiwan

Hong Kong Protests: The View From Taiwan

By James X. Morris
Hong Kong’s massive protests could be a bellwether for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election.

A Visual Dialogue of the 2014 Sunflower Movement, 5 Years Later

A Visual Dialogue of the 2014 Sunflower Movement, 5 Years Later

By James X. Morris
An exhibit in Taipei relives the energy and optimism of the Sunflower protests through photography.

Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later

Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later

By James X. Morris
An interview with New Bloom co-founder and student activist Brian Hioe, 4 years after the Sunflower Movement.

Challenges in Taiwanese Society

Challenges in Taiwanese Society

By Shin Kawashima
Transitional Justice and the 31 Preferential Policies

Taiwan's 'Third Force' Makes Its Presence Known in Legislature

Taiwan's 'Third Force' Makes Its Presence Known in Legislature

By Linda van der Horst
A newly elected legislator from the New Power Party caused a sensation on Taiwan's social media.
Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For

Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For

By Shannon Tiezzi
A look at the potential implications a DPP victory could have for Taiwan, mainland China, and the United States.

The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’

The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’

By Linda van der Horst
Taiwan's liberals are poised to win big, thanks in part to a new political dynamic born from the Sunflower Movement.

Historic China Meeting Won’t Ease Taiwan’s Trade Woes

Historic China Meeting Won’t Ease Taiwan’s Trade Woes

By Shihoko Goto
Taiwan emerges from the meeting with familiar trade and economic challenges.

Two Myths About Taiwan’s DPP That Need to Be Laid to Rest

Two Myths About Taiwan’s DPP That Need to Be Laid to Rest

By J. Michael Cole
The DPP will not ruin cross-strait relations, and it isn't manipulating popular protests from behind the scenes.
Taiwan, the Final Piece of the Rebalance?

Taiwan, the Final Piece of the Rebalance?

By Shang-Su Wu
Seemingly in the background of U.S. Asia policy of late, Taiwan retains immense strategic significance.

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