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Living as a Revolutionary Act

What child in urban China had ever heard of a sibling before?

“This revolution will have no winners, but bear witness to it”

The question of solidarity from afar still bothers me.

First as Farce: Jackie Chan’s Police Stories

The 35-year evolution of the Hong Kong action hero

Stephen Chow, Hong Kong’s King of Comedy

With his 2016 comeback, Chow targeted the mainland Chinese market, in the midst of Hong Kong’s increasing frustration with the CCP.

Man was born for love and revolution

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

Hong Kong protests: Imagining the end of the police

What is "the rule of law" in a rigged society?

The Face of Protest in Hong Kong

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

After the tear gas

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

Hong Kong, Taiwan’s Other

I sometimes think of the activist world as being like the jianghu of Chinese-language martial arts novels.