Tag: politics

Islamic Warriors: Pakistani soldiers in Arab armies

Every year thousands of Pakistanis leave their homeland to take up arms in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, enlisting in the armed forces of […]

Paper Cats and Uncivilised Swimmers

Why a Chinese Communist Party newspaper attacked “Paper Cat” Australia and Netizens are trolling an Olympic athlete. Canberra’s recent decision to support an international arbitration […]

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, […]

Record number of female candidates in the 2016 Samoan General Election

Monsoon sub-editor Mitiana Arbon reflects on the growing strength of Samoan women parliamentary candidates in the current general election. Is the result of the quota system in action or shift in attitudes towards women in Pacific politics?