June 2019

高雄作為一座好客的城市:與洪世謙談民主、人民、政「峙」

當代對於民主、民粹等的討論十分熱烈,尤其是每次選舉前後,總是不難見到不同陣營的候選人及選民相互叫罵。在韓國瑜當選高雄市市長之後,更是有不少人認為民主已死。然而,真的是這樣嗎?我們「民主」了嗎?民主歡迎異己嗎?什麼是人民?針對這些問題,《破土》編輯陳黃金菊於去年11月30日訪問了任教於中山大學哲學研究所的洪世謙老師,以下為訪談內容。... Read More

Hong Kong Police Headquarters Again Surrounded by Demonstrators Following Protest Ahead of G20

Demonstrations in Hong Kong against the extradition bill continue, with thousands demonstrating yesterday ahead of the G20 conference scheduled to take place in Osaka, Japan from June 28th to June 29th. At night, demonstrators again surrounded Hong Kong police headquarters in Wan Chai... Read More

Working the Land with Land Dyke

Weeding the rice paddy at 6 AM. Eating at a vegan cafe that showcases local art. And now, sitting in their bookstore that functions as a community space for queer student organizers. Throughout my days with Land Dyke, we moved between worlds that I once subconsciously viewed as separate, the result of a lifetime of being taught to view Taiwan one-dimensionally. Positioned at a complex intersection, Land Dyke embodies wholeness... Read More

Interview: Love Boat: Taiwan (愛之船:台灣)

New Bloom editor Brian Hioe interviewed Valerie Soe, the director of Love Boat: Taiwan. Love Boat: Taiwan is a recently released documentary about the Overseas Compatriot Youth Formosa Study Tour, better known as the "Love Boat", a program which provides a monthlong tour of Taiwan for individuals of Taiwanese or Chinese descent born outside of Taiwan or China from 1967 onward. The "Love Boat" program remains widely known among diasporic Taiwanese even today... Read More