Every article in the Globalist is a composition, made from pages and pages of notes that you, the reader, will never see. Each day on a reporting trip is full of details and insights: some pertinent to a reporter’s article, some not. This notebook represents just one reporter’s observations throughout our trip.
by Rachel Wolf
Attempts to use Islamic religious decrees or fatwas in Indonesia's anti-smoking campaigns have been largely ineffective in curbing the nation's collective bad habit.
by Nathan Yohannes
In the wake of the December 2004 tsunami, is Indonesia ready to face another natural disaster?
by Christina Lin
A nation begins to notice its impact on nature.
by Diego Salvatierra
Five years after the end of armed hostilities between the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) and the Indonesian Government, fighters have not given up their close network of ex-combatants and supporters, raising crucial questions for Aceh's political future.
by Angela Ramirez
On the island of Bali, traditional healers or balians exist in symbiosis with Western health centers, offering locals a mix of old and new healthcare.
by Uzra Khan
The struggle to reconcile Islamic law and tourism in Aceh.
by Raphaella Friedman and Jeffrey Kaiser
As black market traders shuttle birds out of Indonesia's forests and into the home of collectors, Indonesia's rare wildlife gets pushed into the red.
by Rae Ellen Bichell