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Malaysia, Day 5

Religion is everywhere in Malaysia. And that means ethnicity, and that means politics. When you saw someone on the street in Boston 200 years ago, you immediately knew most important things about them, based on their clothes and grooming: their … Continue reading

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Leaving Singapore—Through Little India

There are a half-million Indians and Bangladeshis in Singapore. On my last day here I do believe I was jostled by most of them. South Asians have been coming here for almost two centuries, and continue coming today. Especially today, … Continue reading

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