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NY becomes 6th US state to legalize gay marriage

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Finally, New York becomes 6th US state to legalize gay marriage. I think this is a historical moment for New Yorker. the hardwork fo activist, poltician and the society have already paid. This maybe a starting point to such a global movement of same sex marriage acceptance. I mean, I am waiting the same policy born in Indonesia and another country for the shake of humanity.

After days of contentious negotiations and last-minute reversals by two Republican senators, New York became the sixth and largest state in the U.S. to legalize gay marriage, breathing life into the national gay rights movement that had stalled over a nearly identical bill here two years ago.

Written by Berita Demokrasi

June 26, 2011 at 3:52 am

Kill The DJ Plays Their Public Diplomacy Role

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Kill The DJ, an Indonesian artist hit Big Apple. Their only weapon is Javanese Rap. I think this is a creative way to play public diplomacy role. Kill The DJ and friends engage foreign public especially the Big Appleā€™s public with their beats. They plays modern rap, but their biggest selling point is, they use Javanese. I think, Indonesian government should support such creative movement. I believe that there are many advantage for the country. The most important thing, such creative movement will be Indonesian soft power. Here is Jakarta Globe full report on their performance in the Big Apple.

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Written by Berita Demokrasi

June 7, 2011 at 4:24 am

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