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Membuka (To Open)

Inside this marbled garden dried leaves sweep into neatness, bristles shush and smooth my rising. Calm strives beyond decoration. I touch anxiety’s vein in every translated question. The line goes dead. Tired of trying to reconnect, I retreat in salty … Continue reading

Training the Watchdogs

The National Endowment for Democracy, a US government agency, funds a wide range of projects around the world – including, of course, media development. One of its offices is the Center for International Media Assistance, which examines the issues in … Continue reading