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Why You Need to Educate Yourself about White Privilege

There are many ways we affirm white privilege without even realizing that we’re doing it, because we’ve been conditioned to glorify whiteness.

by Michelle Winowatan July 31, 2019
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Culture // Screen Raves
Mulan Returns as Warrior as Disney Improves Cultural Approach

Disney’s decision to make Mulan live action film more faithful to the original ballad is praiseworthy.

by Nikita Devi July 24, 2019
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Viral Hate Campaign Fails to Divide Us Post-NZ Terror Attack

Hatred and bigotry will remain a big monster in our lifetime, but we can fight them with solidarity, bravery, and passion for love and justice.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist March 26, 2019
Seeing Myself as a Biracial Indonesian Instead of a Chinese-Indonesian

My future involves going to places where people might be unfamiliar with Chinese culture and Chinese diaspora

by Mario Rustan, Columnist February 12, 2019
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Why China Builds a Prison Complex in Xinjiang

Xinjiang prison camps are a humanitarian, not religious, concerns. Currently one million people are feared to be detained in these camps without formal charge and trial.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist December 13, 2018
Our World, Two Years Later

A severe contest is taking place in our world, between those who believe in progress, change, and inclusion, and those who believe in tradition, homogeneity and, maybe racial prejudice.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist November 9, 2018
Indonesians Who Like Donald Trump

Whether among the Christian fundamentalists or the alt-right people, to some Indonesians, ironically, Trump is a hero, or someone who represents what they believe in.

by Mario Rustan, Columnist July 25, 2018
I am Chinese Indonesian and I'm Leaving My Safe Bubble

"When you look too much inward, not only can you begin to forget about the world outside, you're also doomed to repeat history."

by Sheany March 29, 2018
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Dear Western Men: No, We're Not Obsessed with Having Your White Babies

To some western men, we are apparently some kind of exotic and subservient beings who want nothing more than a tall, fair husband and a mixed-race baby.

by Amy March 16, 2018
Women Clerics: Stop Bringing Religion into Politics

Women Muslim clerics call for the end of political campaigns that rouse sectarian sentiment ahead of this year and next year's elections in Indonesia.

by Camely Artha March 8, 2018