The deep roots of Myanmar’s crisis

Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?

| Apr 16, 2021

Resisting a coup

How civil society is responding in the face of escalating violence in Myanmar.

| Mar 19, 2021

What the military coup means for Myanmar’s ethnic conflicts

And why there’s a need to support a diverse, multi-ethnic coalition of opposition groups in Myanmar.

| Feb 05, 2021

Long road to democracy

On Myanmar’s contentious elections, voter disenfranchisement and prospects for the future.

| Nov 21, 2020

Myanmar’s menacing frontier

The dangers of reporting on Myanmar’s border-security forces and their business interests.

| Jul 28, 2020

No one left behind?

Despite COVID-19’s light footprint, economic fallout threatens to undo the gains of Myanmar’s decade-long climb out of isolation.

Pirates of Pansodan street

A new copyright law may bankrupt Myanmar's pirated book business.

| May 08, 2020

The frontier economy

Corruption and inequality have remained key features of Myanmar’s post-democratic political economy.

| Dec 04, 2019

A waste of lives

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

| Aug 13, 2019

Letter from Myanmar

An Indian street magician in Yangon.

| Feb 28, 2019

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