Crackdowns on ‘fake news’ producers aren’t enough—Indonesian voters need better journalism and greater digital literacy.
ASEAN’s myths: creating continuity, rather than change
ASEAN's human rights mechanisms reflect the body's prioritising the interests of national elites. Don't expect it to be of use in resolving the Rohingya crisis.
Youth and a culture of protest in Southeast Asia
On the distinctive energy young people are bringing to campaigns for democracy and good governance in Malaysia.
Rethinking Southeast Asian civil society
It’s past time for us to ditch simplistic ideas of “civil society” and its relationship with democracy in the region.
Southeast Asian cyberspace: politics, censorship, polarisation
The internet is both a factor in, and a victim of, the region’s crisis of democracy.
Old dominance, new dominoes in Southeast Asia
Democracy in the region finds itself in dark days. Can anything save it?