New York Times reporter focusing on China. U.S. Navy veteran. Hoya. Views expressed are my own. Retweets = this is interesting

Documentary to Feature Hong Kong Democracy Protests

sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com — Read in Chinese | 点击查看本文中文版 A year has passed since the police fired tear gas on pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, setting off a huge sit-in protest movement that took control of a large portion of the center of the city for more than two months, generating headlines the world over and shocking the Communist Party leaders in Beijing.

Occupy Central Series: Dan Garret on Beijing’s Role in Candidate Filtering

comparativist.org — Mike Forsythe continues his excellent coverage of Hong Kong politics, with his third Question and Answer piece with Michael Tien. Tien argues that, "the referendum is pushing for a nomination procedure that is without restriction, and that is steadfastly being ruled out by China, and they're very serious about it.
Sep 28, 2016

RT @BeschlossDC: Eleanor Roosevelt advises JFK after 1st Nixon debate (“Someone said…you appeared too confident”)--via @JFKLibrary https://t.co/FjcYtbQSp2

Sep 28, 2016

RT @guardianeco: The world passes 400ppm carbon dioxide threshold. Permanently  http://d.gu.com/MLrKYm 

Sep 28, 2016

RT @NickTimiraos: Michael Gerson, chief speechwriter to President Bush, with a brutal review of Trump's debate show… https://t.co/tJBf969Grn

Sep 28, 2016

RT @globaltimesnews: China-born US diplomat recognized decades after Chairman Mao labeled him an imperialist  http://bit.ly/2djApAE  https://t.co/JIMYLAtFof

Sep 28, 2016

RT @NickKristof: The NYT obituary of Shimon Peres, former PM of Israel  http://nyti.ms/2cBmuGC  He represented an age of hope for Mid-East peace, now gone.

Sep 27, 2016

RT @ShannonTiezzi: China objects to US sanctions on firm Beijing itself is investigating for wrongdoing.  https://twitter.com/chinaorgcn/status/780941343484895232 


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