Marc LeQuieu giving a lecture to Myanmar activists and others

Dr. Sasa Visits a Bomb-Making Class

Months before Myanmar’s shadow government declared war on the military, an American gun enthusiast taught activists to build crude bombs that could kill soldiers and civilians alike. Amid a global charm campaign, opposition leader Dr. Sasa praised their efforts.


Prison Abolition and Islam

Ryaihanny Sahrom argues that effectively addressing crime requires shifting from retribution towards abolishing the environmental conditions that create it in the first place, and that this is also an Islamic approach to transformative justice.

Growing Pains

Queer. Malay. Muslim. Growing up in Malaysia, I learned the hard way that this didn’t have to be a contradiction.




The False Scarcity in Singapore’s Meritocracy

Meritocracy is marketed as a system for the management of scarce resources but is in fact the imposition and justification for scarcity. This article examines university education in Singapore as the prime site for the production of meritocratic ideology and considers the consequences more generally on the Singapore polity.


My Queer Story with Elijah Tay

19-year old veteran activist Elijah Tay talks about their personal life journey, My Queer Story SG and LGBTQIA+ activism, and gives advice for other young people trying to create positive change in the face of resistance.



Young and Stateless in Sabah

His father was Malaysian; his mother’s nationality is unknown. Xenophobia and a decade-long legal and bureaucratic battle stand between Wong Kueng Hui and citizenship in the country of his birth. He’s one of hundreds of thousands of stateless people in Sabah.