Published August 31, 2014 by

I think it’s worth clarifying what happened in Hong Kong today. What Beijing just did was demand, for the first time, that Hong Kong’s Legislative Council (LegCo) pass a specific…

Read More Occupy Central Series: Welcome to Xi’s Chinese Dream

Occupy Central

Published August 31, 2014 by

  Things are quickly moving to a head. Something is about to happen. One of the primary questions right now is how Beijing will react, and how Hong Kongers will…

Read More Occupy Central Series: The Two Models of Hong Kongers

Occupy Central

Published July 29, 2014 by

There was a syntactically small but politically large notation decision in the SCMP’s recent interview with Norman Chan Tak-lam. Either the editors, the reporter, or Mr Chan himself decided to…

Read More On Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund: An SCMP Letter to the Editor

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Published June 4, 2014 by

  I hope here to string together a few seemingly disconnected elements and show that they are one in the same. At the end, I’d like to make a modest…

Read More International Historical Amnesia Day: A Modest Proposal

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