The (other) oil industry greenwashes de-forestation in Indonesia
by Branden Eastwood
It is a shock to think of Indonesia as the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases. How could a country that boasts one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems be spewing out more carbon and methane than economic powerhouses such as Germany and Japan? The answer lies in the forest. Or what’s left of […]
Nov 21, 2012
The Act of Killing makes movie stars out of war criminals
by Alex Stonehill
A new film out of Indonesia takes an unflinching look into the dark heart of political violence.
Aug 13, 2013
Fair trade seafood, coming soon to your grocery store
by Sarah Stuteville
Haunted by horror stories from fisheries in the Global South? A new fair trade seafood labeling system is on the way.
Mar 6, 2015
When does enthusiasm for Indonesian culture veer into appropriation?
by Alia Marsha
Watching white Seattleites’ adopting Indonesian culture taught me that I can fit in here without giving up my identity.
Jun 23, 2015
North Seattle International Students in fatal bus crash
by Venice Buhain
Four North Seattle College students who were part of an International Student orientation were killed in a collision Thursday morning.
Sep 24, 2015
Climate and consumption come to a head in Indonesia forest fires
by Rebecca Randall
What does your shampoo have to do with Indonesia's awful forest fire season?
Dec 2, 2015
How American women can take back International Women’s Day
by Julia-Grace Sanders
It may not get much attention in the U.S., but International Women's Day means a lot for these. visitors from Indonesia, China and Puerto Rico.
Mar 7, 2016
Veteran anti-capitalist noisemaker Filastine is back in Seattle for a secret show
by Greg Scruggs
Activist musician Grey Filastine, who cut his teeth raising a ruckus during the WTO riots, returns to Seattle this weekend.
May 17, 2016
SEAxSEA: The Southeast Asia x Seattle Film Festival
by Globalist Staff
4:30pm-7:30pm, January 24-26, 2018 Thomson Hall 101 The SEAxSEA Film Festival is part of the Southeast Asia Center’s mission to actively organize Southeast Asia-related programs, and features films that explore Southeast Asia in its diversity, emphasizing underrepresented communities and youth-produced visions of the past, present, and future. On this, our inaugural year, we are proud […]
Jan 8, 2018