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Chen Wei-ting Says He Will Run for Office

The young charismatic leader of the Sunflower Movement discusses the reasons why he feels compelled to run for a legislative post

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The Rise of the ‘Ko Consensus’

By channeling notions of civic responsibility that appeal to voters on both sides of the political spectrum, the independent candidate for Taipei City mayor may be changing the face of politics in Taiwan

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Sean Lien’s Bland Lunch with Foreigners

A recent video between the mayoral candidate and a handful of foreigners was an awkward political stunt that failed to whet our appetites

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When Politics Hijack Religion, or Religion Hijacks Politics

Last month’s visit by Taiwan Affairs Office chief Zhang Zhijun was a very political affair. Less noticed was the fact that the entire exercise was filled with religious symbolism

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