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Memeing the precarity of Indonesian startup workers

Beyond the hype, workers in this booming industry are seeking not only comic relief, but real improvements in their conditions. An Instagram account is helping with both.

Dancing into the elections

The replacement of dangdut with TikTok dances in the 2024 elections heralds a massive demographic shift in Indonesian political campaigning and beyond

3b. Binatang bermoral

Komunitas hibrid manusia dengan hewan

3a. Seandainya mereka bisa bicara

Sejarawan Indonesia mulai mendengarkan jeritan binatang

Gendered flames

There have been improvements in understandings about the importance of women’s roles in community-based environmental initiatives, but in the realm of fire governance there is still a long way to go

Menyeimbangkan resiko

Masyarakat di Kecamatan Mendawai memahami dampak dan bahaya kebakaran hutan, namun beberapa masih menggunakan api karena satu-satunya pilihan yang tersisa untuk menyambung hidup

Balancing the risks

The Mendawai people are aware of the risks forest fires bring, but some continue to use fire as a tool as it is the only affordable way they know to make a living

Carbon on fire

Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) promises private participation towards a net sink future, but not a fire-proof one

2b. Keadilan lingkungan

Kelapa sawit dan proletariat lingkungan

2a. Buruh, lingkungan, dan krisis iklim

Kesadaran kelas menjadi hal penting dalam perjuangan lingkungan

Labouring in vain?

The Labour Party (Partai Buruh) was revived in the wake of opposition to the Omnibus Law on Job Creation, but failure in the 2024 election shows they failed to connect with the workers they aim to represent

Film review: Inheriting collective memories through 'Eksil'

A documentary embraced by TikTokers is changing how young people understand Indonesia’s past

Indonesians call for climate action through music

Self-education and lived experience of the impacts of climate change, are driving a grassroots environmental movement

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