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A current affairs podcast on Taiwan and the world. Every episode, we’ll invite a journalist to a conversation with an expert to get the big picture context of what we need to know. These are global issues, and this is The Taiwan Take. Produced by Ghost Island Media in Taipei, Taiwan.

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A current affairs podcast on Taiwan and the world. Every episode, we’ll invite a journalist to a conversation with an expert to get the big picture context of what we need to know. These are global issues, and this is The Taiwan Take. Produced by Ghost Island Media in Taipei, Taiwan.

    Introducing Metalhead Politics - Ep 2: Systematic Oppression

    Introducing Metalhead Politics - Ep 2: Systematic Oppression

    Metalhead Politics is a new show from Ghost Island Media that’s on music, politics, and Taiwan. Co-hosted by GIM’s own Emily Y. Wu and Freddy Lim, the most famous rockstar politician in Asia. He’s lead vocalist of the metal band CHTHONIC and a member of the parliament in Taiwan. Check out Metalhead Politics now wherever you get your podcasts. 

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    🔌 Links to more apps:https://bit.ly/gim-mp

    Support “The Taiwan Take” by donating on patron.com/Taiwan | Follow us on Twitter @ghostislandme. A Ghost Island Media production | www.ghostisland.media

    • 49 分鐘
    11. LGBT + Equality: Jennifer Lu (Marriage Equality Coalition Taiwan)

    11. LGBT + Equality: Jennifer Lu (Marriage Equality Coalition Taiwan)

    May 24th marked one-year since Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. We talk to life-long LGBT activist, Jennifer Lu, about the development of the LGBT rights movement over the last 30 years in Taiwan. Jennifer is the chief coordinator of Marriage Equality Coalition Taiwan, and has been championing LGBT rights both in Taiwan and internationally for over 15 years.

    This interview was recorded in the beginning of January, 2020. Today’s episode is hosted by William Yang, a correspondent for Deutsche Welle based in Taipei, and a regular contributor to The Guardian, Quartz, and The Independent.     

    Support the show by donating on patron.com/Taiwan | Follow us on Twitter @ghostislandme.

    EPISODE CREDIT | William Yang @williamyang120, Host | Emily Y. Wu @emilyywu, Producer | Yu-Chen Lai @aGuavaEmoji | Sam Robbins @helloitissam, Assistance | Thomas Lee, Brand Design | Music license MB01ZAK7RWFCG4W | a Ghost Island Media production | www.ghostisland.media

    • 35 分鐘
    10. COVID-19 and National Security: Dr. Lee and Dr. Tzeng (INDSR)

    10. COVID-19 and National Security: Dr. Lee and Dr. Tzeng (INDSR)

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is seriously reshaping security considerations for governments around the world. In this episode, we talk to Dr. Che-chuan Lee (李哲全) and Dr. Yi-suo Tzeng (曾怡碩) about Taiwan’s national security in an uncertain time when the global world order continues to shift.   Dr. Lee is chief of the Division of National Security and Decision-Making at INDSR. Dr. Tzeng is chief of the Division of Cyber Warfare and Information Security at INDSR.

    Hosted by J.R. Wu - Chief of the Secretariat for INDSR (Institute for National Defense and Security Research) in Taiwan. Wu is a former journalist with nearly two decades of media experience in the US and Asia. She has led news bureaus for Reuters and Dow Jones.

    Support the show by donating on patron.com/Taiwan | Follow us on Twitter @ghostislandme.

    EPISODE CREDIT | J.R. Wu, Host | Emily Y. Wu @emilyywu, Producer, Editor | Sam Robbins @helloitissam, Research | Thomas Lee, Brand Design | Music license MB01ZAK7RWFCG4W | a Ghost Island Media production | www.ghostisland.media

    • 38 分鐘
    9. Taiwan Baseball: Jacky Lee + Adam Wang (“Hito 大聯盟”)

    9. Taiwan Baseball: Jacky Lee + Adam Wang (“Hito 大聯盟”)

    On April 12, Taiwan's CPBL (confusingly named, the “Chinese Professional Baseball League” 中華職棒大聯盟) became the first pro baseball league in the world to start its 2020 season. In this episode, we catch up with journalists Jacky Lee and Adam Wang on the innings and outs of the CPBL and on the history of Taiwan baseball.   Jacky is a contributor to Fox Sports Taiwan and Eleven Sports. Adam, for the past three years, worked in the U.S. writing about Taiwanese players in the American Major League Baseball. Together, they host “Hito大聯盟”, a Mandarin-language podcast dedicated to the MLB.

    Here’s how to watch Taiwan baseball in English | Eleven Sports Taiwan | CPBLstats.com - (an excellent fan site). This interview was recorded on April 15, 2020.

    Hosted by J.R. Wu - Chief of the Secretariat for INDSR (Institute for National Defense and Security Research) in Taiwan. Wu is a former journalist with nearly two decades of media experience in the US and Asia. She has led news bureaus for Reuters and Dow Jones.

    Support the show by donating on patron.com/Taiwan | Follow us on Twitter @ghostislandme.

    EPISODE CREDIT | J.R. Wu, Host | Emily Y. Wu @emilyywu, Producer, Editor | Sam Robbins @helloitissam, Research | Thomas Lee, Brand Design | Music license MB01ZAK7RWFCG4W | a Ghost Island Media production | www.ghostisland.media

    • 41 分鐘
    8. Lee Ming-Che 3rd anniversary: E-ling Chiu (Amnesty International, Taiwan)

    8. Lee Ming-Che 3rd anniversary: E-ling Chiu (Amnesty International, Taiwan)

    On March 19, 2017, Taiwanese pro-democracy activist Lee Ming-Che (李明哲) disappeared in China. Ten days later, China admitted to having taken him. Mr. Lee is now serving a five-year sentence for the “subversion of state” in Hunan, China. Evidence against him included social media activities on QQ, WeChat, and Facebook, both when he was physically inside and outside Chinese borders.   Today’s guest is E-ling Chiu(邱伊翎)Executive Director of Amnesty International in Taiwan, and former Secretary General of the Taiwan Association for Human Rights. Ms. Chiu has been working closely with Lee’s wife, lobbying for international support and leading the coalition of civic society called “the Lee Ming-Che Rescue Team."   

    Hosted by William Yang, a correspondent for Deutsche Welle based in Taipei. Yang is a regular contributor to The Guardian, Quartz, and The Independent.   

    Here is video from Mr. Lee's trial on Sept 11, 2017.   

    Letters to Lee Ming-Che can be posted to:   赤山監獄 | 413104 中華人民共和國湖南省益陽市沅江市南嘴鎮赤山監獄 | 收件人:獄政管理科 轉 李明哲 先生 | To get in touch and support NGO’s helping the case:  Amnesty International, Taiwan | Covenants Watch | Taiwan Association for Human Rights | The Letter-Writing Campaign (Mandarin)   

    Support the show by donating on patron.com/Taiwan | Follow us on Twitter @ghostislandme.

    EPISODE CREDIT | Emily Y. Wu @emilyywu, Producer, Editor | Sam Robbins @helloitissam, Research | Thomas Lee, Brand Design | Music license MB01ZAK7RWFCG4W | a Ghost Island Media production | www.ghostisland.media

    • 36 分鐘
    7. Taiwan Election 2020: Chris Horton (Journalist)

    7. Taiwan Election 2020: Chris Horton (Journalist)

    It’s two more months until the second inauguration of Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen. This episode, we chat with journalist Chris Horton to recap the general election on January 11 and the race for national legislators. (This interview was recorded in late January, 2020.)  Chris Horton is a freelance journalist based in Taipei. He is a regular contributor to The New York Times, The Nikkei Asian Review, and The Atlantic.

    Hosted by J.R. Wu - Chief of the Secretariat for INDSR (Institute for National Defense and Security Research) in Taiwan. Wu is a former journalist with nearly two decades of media experience in the US and Asia. She has led news bureaus for Reuters and Dow Jones.

    Support the show by donating on patron.com/Taiwan | Follow us on Twitter @ghostislandme.

    EPISODE CREDIT | J.R. Wu, Host | Emily Y. Wu @emilyywu, Producer, Editor | Sam Robbins @helloitissam, Research | Thomas Lee, Brand Design | Music license MB01ZAK7RWFCG4W | a Ghost Island Media production | www.ghostisland.media

    • 33 分鐘

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