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Hats, Cocks and Thai Fascism
Alessandra Barrow, Culture Editor, United Kingdom Fascism. It is probably one the most overused and antagonistic words to plague our collective vocabularies since its inception over a hundred years ago. In today’s partisan political climate, everyone and everything appears to be ‘fascist’. Type” Trump” and “fascism” into your browser and ...
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Why do Singaporeans care about elections?
Since independence, the People’s Action Party (PAP) has won every election by a landslide. Nonetheless, Singaporeans place significant importance on their elections. What do Singaporeans get out of an election whose results never seem to change? Suraendher Kumarr, Contributor, The Netherlands It was September last year. I remember being in ...
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About us
First off, what does ‘Samudra’ समुद्र mean and why did we choose the name? We chose the name Samudra, which means ‘ocean’, since it represents the region of South and Southeast Asia (SSEA) so well. It is a word that comes from Sanskrit and is present in almost all the ...
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Team
Sebastian Sirotin Sebastian Sirotin is Samudra’s publication director, history editor and contributor based in Poland and The Netherlands. As former Amnesty international student group PR manager Sebastian has always taken an interest in helping create awareness of important global issues. When not binge watching live streams of Classic Doctor Who, ...
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