Comparativist Posts

A few thoughts on where we are now with Kremlingate. I think we’re officially in -gate territory now, as opposed to all the stories earlier, because this has come up…

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America Places Politics

Please read the Introduction if you haven’t already. Claim #1: The ‘Left Plastics’ Failed Not only during Occupy, but we are to believe that the entire pan-democratic movement has been…

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If there was a ‘Peak Comparativist’ time, as measured by influence and traffic, it was in 2014 as we headed into the White Paper, the electoral ‘reform’ proposal, and eventually…

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Normcore Politics



America Asia China Philippines Places Politics

Much has been written about the comments, guidance, and threats from official (and unofficial) government leaders about how teachers and schools should deal with the ‘threat’ of independence activism in…

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China Education Umbrella Movement