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Issues // Politics and Society
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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Issues // Politics and Society
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
Issues // Politics and Society
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
Issues // Politics and Society
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
Issues // Politics and Society
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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Issues // Relationship
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
Issues // Politics and Society
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 Arta, Reporter March 8, 2018
Issues // Politics and Society
Saya Cina dan Ingin Jadi PNS, Ada yang Salah?

Pola pikir stereotipikal adalah kuno, dan orang Cina pun sah-sah saja untuk menjadi pegawai negeri.

by Claudya Tio Elleossa December 6, 2017
Issues // Relationship
Friendship Across Religions and Races: Lessons from My Grandparents

We should all learn from her grandparents who, though devout Muslims, have managed to maintain close friendships with their ethnic-Chinese and Christians friends.

by Nadira Mulyandari November 30, 2017
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Issues // Politics and Society
Skin-Deep or Not, Asians Need to Admit Its Own Racism

White supremacy is alive among many Asians, to whom people's skin tone determines their worth.

by Dana Fahadi September 20, 2017