Vultures Over Burma

Vultures Over Burma

A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar–we never heard of you before.

President Suu Kyi?

President Suu Kyi?

Aung San Suu Kyi’s tremendous skills as an opposition leader don’t necessarily translate to presidential politics.

Burma’s Big Brother

Burma’s Big Brother

China is emerging as the leading economic force in Burma, and the Burmese are starting to get uncomfortable.

War on Roaches

War on Roaches

A poem about genocide read in front of the Burmese embassy on the Poetry Walk of Shame.

Nowhere to be Home

Nowhere to be Home

These excerpts from narratives of three survivors of Burma’s military regime are a powerful evocation of life during wartime.

Burma’s Junta Built to Last

In the face of sanctions, defectors with nuclear secrets, and a liberalized officer corps, how long can Burma’s junta hold out?

Author Event: Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma

Author Event: Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma

Undaunted vividly brings to life Zoya’s full story, from her unusual childhood in a fascinating remote Burmese culture, to her harrowing 10 years on a Thai refugee camp, to her escape and emergence as an activist icon after her freedom-fighting father’s murder in 2008 by an agent of the Burmese regime.

Change in Burma?

The Burmese government has announced far-reaching reforms. Or are they reforms?