Chinese Immigration Infographic

‘Baby-Tourism’ and Yellow Peril

Tienchi Martin-Liao elucidates a growing trend about Chinese pregnant women and emigration known as ‘birth tourism’.

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Cartoon: Corruption Ring in Malaysia

Cartoon: Corruption Ring in Malaysia

In today’s curated cartoon, Malaysian cartoonist Zunar illustrates the extent of corruption in Malaysia.

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Linor Goralik- by Stanislav Lvovsky

The Freedom Chat Transcripts: A Conversation with Linor Goralik

Sampsonia Way’s new video series, “The Freedom Chat”, introduces author and artist Linor Goralik. Throughout her interview, Linor reveals the struggles of publishing in Russia as well as the external forces that affect her personal work. She also keenly differentiates two propaganda “styles” during this discussion.

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Volski's newest album, "Hramadaznaustva", which means "Social Studies".

Belarus: Outspoken Musicians Endangered

In Belarus, musicians fall into two camps under the Lukashenka regime – political or unpolitical. Belarusian musician Lavon Volski belongs to the former and is ardently fighting for the freedom of expression in his country.

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Cartoon: There's No Place Like Rome

Cartoon: There’s No Place Like Rome

American artist Mike Flugennock illustrates a well-known symbol of solidarity in this curated cartoon. Over the last week, protesters flooded Rome’s streets in reaction to sweeping economic reforms recommended by Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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  • Volski's newest album, "Hramadaznaustva", which means "Social Studies".
    Belarus: Outspoken Musicians Endangered

    In Belarus, musicians fall into two camps under the Lukashenka regime – political or unpolitical. Belarusian musician Lavon Volski belongs to the former and is ardently fighting for the freedom of expression in his country.

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  • Gul Panag
    Twitter Trolls in India: Sexist Abuse as a Tool to Muzzle Women

    This article draws attention to the real increase of sexist online abuse in India via social media channels like Twitter. Female activists who have “tweeted” political messages are consistently targeted for their outspokenness and are met with serious threats that transcend the digital realm. The article was originally published on April 1, 2014 by the Index on Censorship.

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  • Moniro Ravanipour
    Readings at City of Asylum: Q&A with Moniro Ravanipour

    On March 7, 2014, Moniro Ravanipour read from her work-in-progress and subsequently answered questions posed by audience members at the City of Asylum. In this Q&A on Sampsonia Way, Moniro explains her writing style, the journey to America, her thoughts on the “sound” of English vs. Farsi, and she divulges her secret to publishing in Iran.

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