Moving Beyond our Colonial Past

Moving Beyond our Colonial Past

After reading, in an English language magazine in Indonesia, a badly researched, overgeneralizing article falsely comparing Dutch Colonialism in Indonesia and British Colonialism in India, I penned a harsh, but civil, response, and submitted it. To my surprise, the...

Tragedies of History

I’ve recently been reading the Story of Tibet, by Thomas Laird. It’s an incredible book. Part history, but more, historical narrative of a story being told through the words of the greatest human beings in history, the Dalai Lama. A man, who, had he never...
Policitizing the Olympics in China

Policitizing the Olympics in China

There is an allure to the Olympics games, and allure that transcends sport. It is the ultimate gathering of the world – because of the athletes who participate, amateurs from all different walks of life competing peacefully and representing their countries with...