“There was no cool off period”: An update on Hong Kong

Hong Kong protester

By Rikki Li Medill Reports Since June of last year, Hong Kong has remained in a seemingly constant state of unrest as police and pro-democracy protesters clashed over legislation. What began as a mass procession in the streets against mainland China’s proposed extradition bill—which would allow for deportation of fugitives in Hong Kong to China […]

Breaking barriers and binaries

Phyllis Liu at the Chinatown Parade

By Rikki Li Medill Reports When Phyllis Liu was asked to share two personal facts during an icebreaker, the 27-year-old activist said: “Hi, I’m Phyllis. I use they/them pronouns, and I love Taiwanese pineapple buns.”