Krithika Varagur is an independent journalist and writer currently based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Her reporting focuses on religion, fundamentalism, extremism, and human rights, and has been published by the Guardian, The Atlantic, The New York Times, the New Republic, Foreign Policy, NPR, The Daily Beast, US News and World Report, News Deeply, The Huffington Post, and other outlets. Her work on the global Salafi movement and Gulf investments is funded by the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, and she will be reporting on Buddhism in India with the International Reporting Project. She covers Indonesia news for The Financial Times and the Voice of America and her work has been translated into multiple languages.
Everything Mall Is New Again
“The citizen in a mall-city assumes submission as a constant pose: there is nowhere else.” Krithika Varagur on the malls of Jakarta....