All in The Reporter (報導者)
Former grand justice Hsu Yu-hsiu writes about the lockstep political development of Taiwan’s independent press and the tangwai movement, and how the public found courage to speak their conscience.
Writer Tang Shu-wen says the ghosts of the martial law period lived on in Taiwanese schools for nearly fifteen years.
A child of the martial law period says its influence persisted even after it ended and that she was “blacklisted” by her classmates for not crying at the former president’s funeral.
Writer Chen Tsui-lien says the KMT’s party-state education system was an efficient brainwashing apparatus. But when the cracks started to appear, the entire system came crashing down.
Writer Lu Yu and photographer Chan Long Hei interview eight participants of Hong Kong’s historic two million person march to protest the China extradition bill.
Writer Patrick Cheng speaks to his peers about the kind of political future they want for Hong Kong. For some, it’s all about declaring independence.