Category: Featured

Featured articles from FORSEA contributors.


တော်လှန်ရဦးမဲ့ကိုလိုနီစိတ်ဓာတ်များ

ကိုလိုနီခေတ် လို့ပြောလိုက်ရင် ဟိုးအဘိုးအဘွားခေတ်က အခြေအနေ၊ အဖြူအမည်းဓာတ်ပုံတွေကို တန်းမြင်ယောင်ကြလိမ့်မယ်ထင်တယ်။ တနည်းအားဖြင့် နယ်ချဲ့တဲ့ခေတ်၊ ကိုလိုနီခေတ်ဟာ ဟိုးအရင်တုန်းက ကိစ္စတွေ၊ ယခုခေတ်နဲ့ သိပ်မဆက်စပ်တော့တဲ့အရာများလို့လည်း တွေးကောင်းတွေးမိကြပါလိမ့်မယ်။ ကျမအတွက်တော့ ကိုလိုနီခေတ်ဆိုတာ အချိန်အခါ (era) ထက်စာရင် စိတ်ဓာတ် (mindset) ကိုရည်ရွယ်တာဆိုရင်ပိုမှန်ပါလိမ့်မယ်။

/ July 1, 2022

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles Series: “No human is “illegal”

Against the backdrop of the prevailing global paradigm which illegalizes HUMAN BEINGS unless they have formal membership of a “states” - itself a largely fictional concept, FORSEA is hosting a radical dialogue with Dr Sindhuja Sankaran, a social psychologist and the founder and managing director of Rethinking Refugees.

/ June 25, 2022

Opinion: Is Neocolonial Education a Solution to “Military Slave Education”?

As educators continue to contribute to Myanmar's Spring Revolution, it is vital to keep asking ourselves: Could the white supremacist neocolonial education really be a solution to the military slave education and other internal oppressive structures in Myanmar society?

/ June 22, 2022

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing should drop the plan to execute 4-Myanmar activists: An Open Appeal

I am making an open appeal to your better self – both as a fellow Myanmar and a Buddhist – to reconsider your decision to proceed with the execution, by hanging, of 4 Myanmar activists who actively opposed your coup and were tried and found guilty under the country’s Anti-Terrorism Act.

/ June 10, 2022

Extend the Spirit of Partisans to Fight New Fascisms: Homophobia, Discrimination, Exclusion and Racism

For the first time since the end of the ethnic cleanings in 1992-95, the Bosnian human rights activists decided to explore the possibility of establishing international solidarity networks, linking their local activism with those value-based – anti-Fascist and pro-democratic – activists from other parts of the world.

/ May 9, 2022

Invasions, International Law and Global Responses: From colonial Britain and white-settlerist USA to Maoist China and Putin’s Russia

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles, May 4th, 2022, a veteran of US Navy and retired dean of Sydney's Macquarie University Law School speaks to FORSEA.

/ May 4, 2022

Democracy in France 2022: Conversation with Sorbonne Constitutional Scholar and Leftist Intellectual Marie Gren

In the fascinating 60-minutes discussion, Professor Gren touched on various aspects of contemporary democracy in France, ranging from the sordid state of the Left and its “caviar socialists” and the increasing acceptability and mainstreaming of Far Right ideologies which Le Pen personifies, to the economic hardships that inflict immense pains on the great majority of the French public.

/ April 29, 2022

France’s Long Struggle for Democracy: the Era of Macron-LePen

FORSEA Dialogue Series on Democratic Struggles is hosting a public discussion with a constitutional law scholar and a student of French politics Professor Marie Gren of Sorbonne on 26 April.

/ April 24, 2022

Myanmar Mothers’ Cries Do Not Bode Well for the Nation’s Future

The musician of resistance Mun Awng reminded the viewers, “the revolution must prevail, against all odds.” Tain Sway was seen nodding her head profusely when Mun Awng spelled out the pervasive sentiment – that “it is better to die fighting for the cause than living under the boot, again”.

/ April 19, 2022

Petro’s Choice: Resisting Putin’s War with Truths

“When you lose everything – your home, your career, your family – people around you (strangers) become most important.” Anyone concerned about shared humanity, I hope, will do his or her part by listening to Petro’s uncensored tales of what it means to live in the time of the crime against peace perpetrated on your national community.

/ April 10, 2022