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Hope in Crisis | Rights, Democracy, and Technology

16 EpisodesProduced by Sean Moss-Pultz, Renee YehWebsite

This unprecedented time has shown the world cracks in the old systems. But it's also given us opportunities to change, reset, and envision a different future. We want to find out: what's the way forward - what's the hope in crisis? We talk about rights and democracy, and how technology enables or di… read more

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#13 Ask Sean and Renee Anything | Hope in Crisis

February 15th, 2021

This is the end of Hope in Crisis season 1! Thank you all for staying with us on the podcast! We collected a few questions from our audiences for …

#12 Michael Chou on Tech Monopoly | Hope in Crisis

January 31st, 2021

Michael Chou is the founder of, a subscription newsletter about technology and its impact in Traditional Chinese. It is now the most …

#11 Carol Lin on Inequality | Hope in Crisis

January 17th, 2021

Carol Lin is a Distinguished Professor at National Chao Tung University, she is specialized in Criminal Law & Procedure, White Collar Crime, …

#10 The Social Dilemma - live podcast with Wen-Yu Chia

January 11th, 2021

Social media is violating our rights and privacy through it gaining power. It was no doubt that our democracy and our rights to the future are …

#9 Terence Leong on music, information and property rights | Hope in Crisis

January 3rd, 2021

Terence Leong (Terry) is a music producer and record executive. He is the Group CCO of KKBOX Group, Co-Founder of KKFARM and OURSONG. KKBOX Group is the parent company of KKBOX , KKFARM, KKSTREAM. It’s Taiwan’s largest …

#8 Tim Chen on More Education Choices | Hope in Crisis

December 20th, 2020

Tim Chen is the Chief Organizer of Taiwan Homeschool and founder of Taiwan Homeschool Advocates, he has been promoting home education since 2003 in …

#7 Jerry Liu on the future of Diplomacy | Hope in Crisis

December 6th, 2020

Jerry Liu is a former diplomat of Taiwan. He worked in Taiwan’s representative office in Los Angeles and Taiwan's embassy in Palau. He is currently the director of International Affairs at New Power Party. In this …

#6 Quartz Reporter Mary Hui on Hong Kong's future:Cultural Revolution 2.0 and the role of Big Tech

November 15th, 2020


Mary is a reporter at Quartz* * based in Hong Kong, where she covers geopolitics, tech, and business. She previously worked as a freelance …

#5 Alfred Lin on the Struggles of Digitizing the Nationalist Party and Information Warfare in Taiwan | Hope in Crisis

November 1st, 2020


Alfred Lin is the former leader of KMT (The Nationalist Party) youth league. He is experienced in International History, Cross-strait relations, …

#4 Hsiao A on Taiwan National Treasure and open parliament | Hope in Crisis

October 18th, 2020

Hsiao A (蕭新晟) used to worked in startup as a software engineer. He started Taiwan National Treasure, a project digitizing and translating Taiwan's history documents in the US National Archive. This project connect him …

#3 Why is Taiwan so safe? Is IoT making cities safer? | Hope in Crisis

October 4th, 2020


Taiwan has been ranked as the second-safest country in the world, according to a 2020 mid-year crime index released by global database Numbeo. Many of the things you lost can be found. How did Taiwan do it? Many cities …

Bonus - Chitchat session: Positive communication, Learn to take risks

September 27th, 2020


Before we start shooting our official episodes, some interesting conversations happened. So we taped it, and share it with all of you.

#2 The Single Most Interesting Democracy | Hope in Crisis

September 20th, 2020


Taiwan did extremely well in the fight on Covid-19, and one of the key reason is that Taiwan has a highly technologize government and citizens that …

#1 Massive Infodemic | Hope in Crisis

August 9th, 2020

Eating sea lettuce or injecting disinfectant won’t prevent you from getting …

Pilot -2 Healthcare or Sickcare?

July 27th, 2020

When thinking about the word "Healthcare", what people picture is actually medical care. Medical care is meant …

Pilot -1 Putting a Price Tag on Life

July 20th, 2020


生命權(Right to Life)是最基本的人權之一,但在現在資本主義下的醫療體系,卻讓生命不得不被標上價格。本集主要和大家聊的是台灣和美國醫療體系的異同處,並且試著發想一個更適合人類社群的制度。

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