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About Linda van der Horst

Linda van der Horst holds a Master’s degree in Modern Chinese Studies from the University of Oxford and has spent considerable time living in Taiwan and China. She is a lawyer in the UK and currently a journalism fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs. Follow her on Twitter: @Linnielin87

Articles by Linda van der Horst

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The new journalism outfit that is shaking up Hong Kong’s establishment media

Launched in the wake of the city’s Occupy protests, Hong Kong Free Press aims to “shine a light in dark places”.

China’s leftover women: an interview with Leta Hong Fincher

Chinese women face a resurgent crisis of gender inequality, argues Leta Hong Fincher in her new book Leftover Women. She talks to openDemocracy about the future of feminism under socialist neoliberalism.

Occupying the Taiwanese parliament

This could be the last straw that broke the camel’s back.

No confidence: protests over land grabbing in Taiwan

The ongoing protests in Taiwan over the land grabbing of rural farmland by the government have experienced a recent, rapid escalation. The Taiwanese government’s current reactive policy-making is providing a masterclass in disastrous public relations.

The veil of secrecy: abuse in the Taiwanese military

This month has seen up to 250,000 Taiwanese protesters demand greater military transparency. Pressure on the Taiwanese government to investigate the problem of abuse within the military is reaching a critical point.

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