Articles By Brian Hioe

The Dried Mango Strips of National Doom

The most kiang election in Taiwanese history.

Showdown with the Evil of the East

On the difficulties of organizing an artist/activist event space in Taiwan

Man was born for love and revolution

I knew my reasons for wanting to be there were primarily emotional, not logical.

Do Not Want Want

I’ve gradually come to think of the Want Want cracker as symbolic of my own political transitions.

The Uncertainty is the Most Terrifying Part of It All

Police shot out the eye of a female medic with a bean bag, fracturing the bones in her face.

When the scam artist realizes you’re not going to fall for it

This hair salon auntie also seemed like a somewhat unreliable narrator.

The Face of Protest in Hong Kong

A society sometimes devours its young, that is, its brightest and most promising.

In case of emergency

I felt somewhat stupid as I said all this. No, this doctor wouldn’t understand.

After the tear gas

The dangers inherent in protests and clashes with the police are offset by this strange utopian element.