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2019/08/06 | The Conversation
Collective Trauma United Puerto Ricans to Resist Against the Government
In an act of civil resilience, Puerto Ricans rallied behind decades of collective trauma to overthrow the governor.
2017/07/27 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: 'Sound of Strike' Raising Awareness on Filipino Issues 'The Filipino Way'
'The Philippines is a country that is under a lot of attention. But the attention it gets is very one-sided,' says 23-year-old Jun Lin, one of the three working on the project. 'After Duterte took office, we have been seeing a lot of news coverage on the Philippines, but it’s all about what Duterte said.'
2017/04/26 | Amal Shahid
Book Review: Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States
In Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States, editor Sari K. Ishii brings together contributors to explore new and emerging patterns of transnational marriage migration in East and Southeast Asia. This book is a valuable contribution to research that complicates many existing assumptions – such as the perception that it is mainly women from poorer countries who move to marry men in the more prosperous north – and highlights the need for greater legal protection for marriage migrants and their families, finds Amal Shahid.
2016/08/11 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: Age Doesn't Matter in Youth Politics, 28-Year-Old Taiwanese Politician Says
'No matter how young the person is, if he/she doesn’t propose policies that can help the future of Taiwan, then it can’t count as youth politics.'