Seeds is a photography column that seeks to explore and promote just causes by highlighting individuals‘ efforts. These individuals are seeds of justice and resistance, and seeds for social movements and social changes.
In her thirty minute long speech in New York City, which was attended by over a thousand, Tsai spoke of her admiration to New York City as a “city where dreams come true,” her willingness to work with the rising Third Party movements in Taiwan, and a growing “new Asian value of democracy” that is championed by Taiwan. But Tsai’s speech still lacked any concrete substance into what makes her a suitable candidate for presidency.
Tsai Ing-Wen’s recent twelve-day tour of the United States has been hailed as a success. It remains to be seen at a future point in time whether the visit was genuinely successful or not. But why was the trip necessary to begin with?