The Taiwanese Sunflower Movement – A Critical Point for Democracy

On March 17th, 2014, the Kuomingtang party, the political majority in Taiwan, forced a trade pact with China through the island’s government, overriding the Taiwanese Legislature in an executive action by President Ma Yingjeou. This action elicited public outcry because it is seen as a violation of democratic process. The following morning, hundreds of Taiwanese […]