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The 2016 Monsoon Annual

Recently the team of student editors behind the Monsoon Project decided to put together a compilation of our best work from 2016, as well as […]


Japan’s state secrecy laws still a secret

In the first year after Japan’s State Secrecy Law was enacted, various ministers and agencies classified 382 issues as state secrets.  The law is well […]

Duterte delivering his first State of the Nation address on July 25th 2016. Image sourced under a creative commons license from Wikipedia

Drug War, Still Poor

People in the Philippines support the Drug War, and it is not surprising to see slum residents voicing support for the anti-crime crusade, says Monsoon […]

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Performing Arts and Political Acts

Monsoon contributor Phoebe Siers looks at how false representation is countered through contemporary arts in Hawai’i. On the Pacific Islands Field School 2015 to Hawai’i, […]