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Feudalism

Feudalism

Javanese: Of language and unity

MORE people speak Javanese than Malay, Burmese or even Thai. Indeed, 95 million people, or fully 40% of Indonesias 265 million strong population, are Javanese speakers. However, Javanese is not the national language of the Republic. That is Bahasa Indonesia,…
bubmag
December 1, 2019
Feudalism

The Socialist Revival

REVIEW ESSAYHow to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the Twenty-First Centuryby Erik Olin WrightVerso, 2019, 176 pages The Socialist Manifestoby Bhaskar SunkaraBasic Books, 2019, 256 pages As the Berlin Wall crumbled in 1989, so too, it seemed, did the dream of soci…
bubmag
November 22, 2019
Feudalism

Paying homage to tradition

TAK lapuk dek hujan, tak lokang dek paneh is an untranslatable saying in Negri Sembilan essentially meaning that our traditions will continue for eternity, and indeed this was invoked at the Istiadat Ulangan Penghulu-Penghulu Luak Tanah Mengandung Mengadap la…
bubmag
November 22, 2019