Home to the world's largest Muslim population, Indonesia also stands out geographically. With 17,000 islands spanning most of the distance between India and Australia, it is the largest archipelago in the world and, unsurprisingly, home to rare ethnic diversity.

American Fringes: How the Media Makes it Worse

Part two of our American Fringes magazine explores the role of the media, fringes abroad and who's fighting back.

The Dirty Secret Behind The West's Coconut Fad

At a time the demand for coconut products is exploding in the developed world, an OZY investigation from the Philippines and Indonesia finds that the 8 million smallholder farmers growing the fruit in the world’s two biggest coconut exporting countries are — far from benefiting — actually hurting.

Dodging Death: A Global COVID-19 Crash Course

Trying to stay a step ahead of disease, delays and possible death while mixing in international travel? Not so easy.

This Might Be the Most Eco-Friendly Scuba Dive Resort on Earth

There’s diving, and then there’s diving at a remote island without a boat or piece of trash in sight.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Tracking Down a Killer in East Timor

In the '90s when Australia moved into East Timor to help the U.

The Internet Crackdown Bug Is Spreading

Governments are turning the internet tap off as a key weapon to curb protests that are increasingly driven by social media.

Look Closer: Cirque du Soleil or …

This surreal-looking scene reflects a very real history of colonialism in Indonesia.

As the Amazon Burns, Indonesia Shows World How to Fight Forest Fires

Blazes across Indonesia in 2015 left Southeast Asia shrouded in a haze.

How the Deaths of Four Students Changed Indonesia Forever

These young men inspired real political change when none seemed possible.

The World's First Anti-Vax Fatwa Has Been Issued. Here's What It Did

A religious authority in Indonesia told people to skip vaccines.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

How This Trans Politico Is Changing Indonesia From the Inside

Kety Haji Jalla is an educator and political activist in an unusually tolerant part of Indonesia.

How a 'Secular' President Is Wooing Conservative Muslims

The rightward shift of Joko Widodo is propelling him toward victory and pushing Indonesia in a far different direction than he once promised.

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