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Asia China Development Politics

I’ve been struggling to make sense of what I see as the central contradiction of the ‘Xi’s Era’ – his focus, if not obsession, with ideology and ideological discipline. Let…

China Politics The Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment Umbrella Movement

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This is Part III Hong Kong and the Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment, a response to Ivan Krastev’s Why Did the ‘Twitter Revolutions’ Fail?  This has an ongoing intellectual journey for me. As…

China The Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment Umbrella Movement

This is Part I of Hong Kong and the Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment, a response to Ivan Krastev’s Why Did the ‘Twitter Revolutions’ Fail?  Ivan Krastev wrote an op-ed for the New York…

Asia China Places Politics The Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment Umbrella Movement

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China Places Umbrella Movement

China Umbrella Movement

I’ve been avoiding writing about the Umbrella Movement since it began. A lot of life circumstances meant that I’ve already put too much time sharing updates and thoughts on Twitter. I…

China Umbrella Movement