March 26, 2014

Taiwan's Faltering Democracy

Bettina Chang, Pacific Standard

The Associated Press

“In Hong Kong now, especially, there’s a big debate about whether or not Hong Kong is ready for direct elections and full democracy,” Templeman says. ”The conservatives on that side of the debate point at Taiwan and say: ‘Democracy means chaos. Even students are occupying the legislature. If you have too much democracy, things will break down.’”

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