June 2015

希拉蕊和她的彩虹旗:符號的力量與虛構

美國民主黨總統大選候選人希拉蕊.柯林頓 24 號在臉書公佈了她最新的競選短片,以數個同志婚禮場景的影像,並以自己的聲音做旁白,表明自己對同志權益特別是對同志婚姻的支持。諷刺的是,希拉蕊在 2013 年之前都曾數次表達自己反同婚的立場,例如她在 2008 年角逐民主黨總統候選人時的理念,認為婚姻是屬於「一個男人和一個女人間的結合」。... Read More

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. ... Read More