Parson Young

For Truly Democratic Education, Taiwanese Must Overthrow Capitalism!

Taiwanese conservatives, “Left” unificationists, and ultra-left sectarians, all happen to understand the non-stop stream of student movement as the DPP’s manipulation of nationalism, or its buying of the agitation of young students of Taiwan. This kind of short-sighted and limited analysis, only reflects the lack of understanding of how society changes, but also lacks a recognition of the political and economic reasons for the growing anti-government demonstrations....

要擁有民主的教育,台灣人需要推翻資本主義!

臺灣右翼、左統和極左派,不約而同的認為,接二連三的學生抗爭行動都只是民進黨背後操作民粹、收買或煽動台灣年輕學子。甚至說得好像台灣年輕人很喜歡一天到晚尋釁滋事、擾亂社會。這種短視且片面的分析,不止反應了這些觀點對社會變動的無知,更缺乏了對於源源不絕的抗爭浪潮背後的政治經濟分析。...

Predictable Emptiness

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. ...

國民黨如何陰魂不散至今?

放眼全世界,再也找不到另一個威權政黨能和國民黨一樣,不僅能在民主政治中存活,更能適應民主政治;而我們也早就知道國民黨之所以如此堅韌,絕不是因為他們的思想或道德操守站在正義一方。那麼,運用辯證及歷史分析探討國民黨得以適應、蛻變,繼而持續控制台灣社會的原因何在,也就很有必要了。...

Parson Young

Parson Young studied in New York University for his masters in Political Science. He is a member of the US branch of the International Marxist Tendency, as well as an English editor for New Bloom. His academic interest turned from African (especially East African) International Political Economy into Marxism.

楊進,紐約大學政治系碩士。國際馬克思主義趨勢(International Marxist Tendency)美國支部成員。破土雜誌英文編輯。在學時主要研究非洲(尤其是東非)國際政治經濟,後來興趣越來越偏向馬克思主義。