Mourning Liu Xiaobo, a symbol of freedom for Hong Kong?

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Share This:   These days, people around the world are getting involved in their weekly “let’s feel morally superior” pantomime: mourning Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who cried for political reform in China … Read More

Five or more reasons why Hong Kong is NOT the capitalist utopia you might imagine it to be (VI): Privatize the Police!

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Share This:   Continuing with our past posts concerning the Hong Kong’s undeserved position in The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom, it is time to talk about the elephant in the room: Police, also called “Rascals” (guwatzai 古惑仔) by … Read More

The Economist and the origins of HK’s wishful thinking

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Share This:   Wishful thinking: “a pattern that recurs in personal lives, in politics, in history – and in storytelling. When we embark on a course of action which is unconsciously driven by wishful thinking, all may seem to go … Read More

Chip Tsao: The collective madness of nationalism

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Share This:   [You can read the original text in Chinese here. Used with permission] Whereas the recent “Scandal of Sun Yang’s drug cheat” became the battlefield of Chinese nationalism, those who read English remained sober and reasonable on the … Read More

Five Republicans Discuss “Chinese Nature”

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Share This:   [You can read the original Chinese here]   Chinese’s Double heart There is a country in the Far East whose citizens have a mouth as sharp as a dagger, but a heart as fragile as glass. Whether … Read More

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