Bordeaux: Customs and Coliseums

Place de la Bourse, Bordeaux. Photo C. Davis

Place de la Bourse, Bordeaux. Photo C. Davis

[Read more…]

Week Six: Interview and Incense

Week Six (8/11 – 8/17)

On Monday I had the privilege of interviewing a young woman named 吳奕柔 (I-jou Wu). I-jou is a student at National Taiwan University and is a leader in the Taiwan Youth Association for Democracy (TYAD), a NGO founded to unify students to on issues related to democracy. I met with her to discuss the Youth Combatting Fake News Front, a student movement that she and TYAD help to lead. She told us that her motivation for advocacy is to combat the threat of China, delay the day that Hong-Kong-type street protests are necessary, and to build support networks to prepare for when that day comes.

[Read more…]