Comparativist Posts

One month and two tests into a world where North Korea possesses an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), experts are still divided over the specifications and capabilities of the Hwasong-14 (HS-14)…

Defense North Korea

What is an aircraft carrier? An aircraft carrier is whatever a particularly navy defines one as. When the Liaoning began her life in a Ukrainian construction yard, the Soviet Navy…

Uncategorized

There is something remarkable and strange in the interviews with our Chief Executive-elect. Discerning the meaning of the contours of these peculiarities tells us something about the current political reality…

Asia China Hong Kong Places Politics

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…

America Places Politics

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…

Normcore Politics

Polling

Polling

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…

China Education Umbrella Movement

America Politics