August 2, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: In June I spoke with Gerrit van der Wees about an article that he wrote about U.S. President Biden’s remarks about U.S. Taiwan relations when he was in Tokyo in May. Just last week, Gerrit wrote a very timely article about the controversy over the U.S. House

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July 28, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: Emily Wu Truong is a motivational mental health speaker. She is affiliated with NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and has been involved with this organization for the last 8.5 years speaking on mental health awareness. I’ve invited her on to Talking Taiwan as a guest

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July 12, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: Ed Lin is a native New Yorker of Taiwanese and Chinese descent. He is the first writer to win three Asian American Literary Awards. The last time we had Ed on Talking Taiwan (in 2014) we spoke about “Ghost Month” his first book in the Taipei Night

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July 12, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: July is BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) Mental Health Month, which is also known as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, named for the mental health advocate who brought awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented groups face in regard to mental illness

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July 5, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: John Eastwood is a partner at the law firm Eiger. He was previously interviewed for Talking Taiwan in 2012 and we’ve invited John back on to Talking Taiwan to talk about some of the changes he’s seen in Taiwan from a legal perspective, in the 20 years

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July 2, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: This lost episode of Talking Taiwan features John Eastwood, co-managing partner at Eiger Law. In the original interview with John which was recorded October 2012, John talks about attending the Democratic National Convention of 2012, his involvement with the Democratic National Committee and Democrats Abroad, and the

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