Articles tagged with asia

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Avni Sejpal Arundhati Roy

Boston Review speaks with Arundhati Roy on censorship, storytelling, and her problem with the term ‘postcolonialism.’

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M. Hakan Yavuz

In a bid to consolidate power, Erdoğan is reshaping Turkish politics in the image of the Ottoman past.

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Jessie Kindig

Trump has promised a Korean "peace regime." But whose peace is being insured? And who is subject to its imposition? 

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Miguel Syjuco

An open letter from a Filipino writer to his fellow citizens.

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Vijay Prashad Mark Nowak

Vijay Prashad on writing, struggle, and hope in difficult times.

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Odd Arne Westad

As Trump tweets us closer to war, a look back at North Korean nationalism may provide an out.

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Suchitra Vijayan

From scrapbooks to family albums, the people of Kashmir have recorded their history in photographs. A new book presents their visual testimonies.

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Sujatha Gidla

Sujatha Gidla, born an untouchable in India, tells the story of her family.

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Tom Hundley

Islamic jurisprudence does not encourage abortion, but unlike the Catholic Church, it does not absolutely forbid it.