Sekitar sebulan yang lalu, Presiden Jokowi berinisiatif untuk membantu kaum sipil Rohingya dengan mengirimkan bahan makanan ataupun obat-obatan — beliau berharap kekerasan terhadap kaum Rohingya segera dihentikan. Siapakah kaum Rohingya? Rohingya adalah sekelompok Islam minoritas dengan etnis Indo-Arya yang tinggal di daerah Rakhine, bagian pantai barat Myanmar. Media internasional dan organisasi HAM mencetuskan Rohingya sebagai kaum paling […]Read More Kaum Rohingya dari Myanmar
When I was little, teachers always told me about how great of a concept globalization would be. I was probably 10 years old when I first heard the word itself. At that time, I was in absolute awe from knowing that the world would gradually lessen the barriers and borders between different nations through the […]Read More Migration: The World is a Melting Pot
On Saturday, August 12th 2017, a violent protest broke in the outskirt of U.S (Charlottesville, Virginia) where white supremacist went crazy over the removal of a confederate statue. Confederate is an ideology of slave-ownership, originally formed by 7 states in the Southern areas of U.S, whose economy fully depended on plantation system that exploited African-American slaves. […]Read More Neo-Nazi & White Supremacy: A Tale of Modern-Day Racism
As you have probably known before, Korea is famous of its skinny K-Pop idols who do crash diet to maintain their stick-thin bodies. In fact, the singer IU has this famous diet which only involves eating an apple and sweet potato for a day. Crazy thing is, most girls in their late teens and early […]Read More Korean Plus-Size Models
Everyone dies, and everyone needs food to live. If you were given the choice to have your very last meal before you die, what kind of food would you choose? A few months ago, I watched this Buzzfeed video (watch: here) about prisoners’ last meals. Most states in America use the term “last meal” to […]Read More Last Meal before Execution
Daddy prolly snitched, heritage inside your DNA -DNA, Kendrick Lamar (2017) per usual, he told me to never take anything seriously because he was “only joking”. Aren’t jokes supposed to be funny though, not condescending? When I was younger, I wish I had the understanding that we were all only a bunch of broke teenagers who […]Read More u got that daddy money, boi?
Confinement (noun.) : Any restraint of liberty; seclusion; imprisonment. Each one of us has different types of confinement. It could be in the form of love: confining yourself to the person who will never adore you back. Staying in a relationship with someone who is mentally & physically abusive. Going through thousands of miles only […]Read More The Art of Confinement