Samudra Editorial

 

A specter is haunting Indonesia …
A specter is haunting Indonesia … After the events of 1965-6, progressive politics almost disappeared from Indonesia. Today, in a country with extreme and growing inequalities, people are increasingly concerned with the results of wild, unregulated capitalism. The current political scene does not seem to offer any valid alternatives. An ...
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Tribute to Kak Channthy, The Cambodian Space Project.
Harry Hawcroft, Contributor, The Hague, Netherlands A tribute to one of Cambodia's most beloved and unique artists, Kak Channthy of The Cambodian Space Project. Image credits hyperlinked to image. I climbed the Equinox staircase to be greeted by the now familiar urban art mural decorating the back wall opposite the ...
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Tarquin Hall: mystery with a side of Puri
Alessandra Barrow, Culture Editor, The Hague, Netherlands The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing. Hutchinson, London 2011. 22 - 4 euros https://www.amazon.de/Case-Man-Who-Died-Laughing/dp/1416583696 ISBN 1416583696 Genre: Crime, Mystery - Fiction Image credits hyperlinked to image. Driving back from the family holiday in Italy, I stumbled upon (well my mother stumbled ...
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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 The three presidential hopefuls (from L-R): Farid Khan, Salleh ...
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