Brian Hioe

Interview: Jennifer Lu (呂欣潔)

In early April, New Bloom’s Brian Hioe interviewed the Social Democratic Party's Jennifer Lu (呂欣潔) by Skype. Although several months have passed since then, we still believe the interview still to be insightful about the Social Democratic Party and its political positions in the present. This was our second interview with Jennifer Lu, we first interviewed her in August of 2014.... Read More

上海發生的五萬人示威抗議,國際媒體怎能不報導?

兩個月前,上海出現了大規模的群眾動員,有些報導宣稱,多達五萬人參與了反對興建化工廠的環境議題示威。西方媒體卻完全不曾報導,即使華文媒體的報導也很稀少,中國媒體幾乎不報導這個事件,台灣、香港等中國周邊華文國家及地區的媒體則多半試著從社群媒體或微博上蒐集資訊。既然中國在全球事務上可說是東亞最重要的國家,過去一星期的一連串示威抗議直到今天在西方世界仍然幾乎沒有報導,就很令人意外了。更奇怪的是,持續發展了一周之久的新聞事件竟然缺少媒體報導。... Read More
Brian Hioe

Brian Hioe

Editor

Brian Hioe was one of the founding editors of New Bloom. He is a freelance writer on social movements and politics, occasional translator, and currently a Democracy and Human Rights Service Fellow at the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy. A New York native and Taiwanese-American, he has an MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and graduated from New York University with majors in History, East Asian Studies, and English Literature.

丘琦欣,創建破土的編輯之一,專於撰寫社會運動和政治的自由作家偶而亦從事翻譯工作。他是出生於紐約的台裔美人。他自哥倫比亞大學畢業,是亞洲語言及文化科系的碩士,同時擁有紐約大學的歷史,東亞研究及英文文學三項學士學位。