May 16, 2022 Last Updated 8:50 AM, May 6, 2022

Inequality

The IMF burden

The IMF has enriched corrupt officials while burdening ordinary Indonesians with debt

Repressing reform

Democracy and autonomy are sold out to Western economic and security interests

Solidarity in suffering

Victims of the May 1998 riots seek justice and healing

The distraction is over

Elections do nothing to eliminate sources of social tension

Missing the boat?

What happens when wandering sea nomads have to settle?

Corporate social responsibility?

Just a public relations exercise that undermines workers’ rights

United we stand?

Indonesia’s labour movement needs to consolidate the gains of 1998

West Kalimantan at a glance

West Kalimantan at a glance

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Contesting the religious soundscape

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Essay: Hey Holland, you’re welcome!

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