Mekong nations must act collectively to preserve Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, its fisheries and the livelihoods that depend on them. If not, human-made problems of illegal fishing, hydropower dams and climate change will spell disaster for millions.
Media Work as Resistance
A graphic summary of New Naratif’s study of media freedom in Southeast Asia, drawn from media workers’ experiences and challenges.
NN Explains: Authoritarianism
Unlike totalitarianism, there can be some degree of free speech and debate over policies in authoritarian systems. But those who challenge the leaders’ authority often become targets of physical or emotional abuse.
NN Explains: Pragmatism
Pragmatism is a common claim made by politicians but is a vague term used to justify all sorts of means to an end. What are we willing to accept or overlook in order to reach our goals?
NN Explains: Rights and What You Ought to Have
What are human rights, and why do we need them to live together? Who do they apply to? This comic by Xiao Ming Tang takes a closer look at the issue.
NN Explains: What Is Voter Secrecy?
Voter secrecy ensures that individuals can cast their votes without fear or favour—key to ensuring free, fair and competitive elections in democracies.
Baffled Bunny in “OK With That”
How deadly is COVID-19? What happens if it can’t be contained? Baffled Bunny talks to Doctor Duck and his cousin, Data Duck.
NN Explains: Partisanship
Different political parties or factions represent different political interests that exist in a society. But partisanship becomes a problem when the interests of the party overrides the collective good of society.
Achoo! A Comic About COVID-19
The novel coronavirus is grabbing headlines around the world now, but how worried should we be about it? Baffled Bunny and Curious Cat consult Doctor Duck.
NN Explains: What Is Democracy?
A basic idea associated with democracy is “rule of the people, by the people, and for the people”.