In the summer of 2016, some 4,500 people in New York were introduced to Taiwanese music, possible because of Ms. Mia Min Yen, the founder and organizer of Taiwanese Waves.
Enough is enough. I think slicing different “independences” to label people is rather silly. I go one step further: let’s get rid of the term “Taiwan Independence” altogether.
If my grandmother were still around, I am not sure what she would think of how Taiwan has turned out. She was a quiet person, who chose to accept institutional forces beyond her control. During her time, institutional forces were beyond her control; in a better Taiwan, that should not be the case.