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Tom Walker

Researcher and editor interested in democratic processes, transparency, mapping and suchlike, especially in South/South-East Asia and Africa.

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Latest posts by Tom Walker

Could Women Be Banned from Buying Alcohol in Myanmar?

Myanmar's alcohol consumption is the lowest in Southeast Asia, but many claim that this is now changing. Authorities are reportedly discussing banning women from buying alcohol in certain areas.

Spain's Alternative Political Party Podemos Is Growing in ‘Circles’

Since launching in March with an entirely crowdfunded campaign and a manifesto made up of public suggestions, the party claimed 8% of the national vote in the European Parliament elections.

Taiwan's #CongressOccupied Protest, Translated

Hundreds of translators have organized themselves through Facebook to translate stories about protesters' occupation of Taiwan's legislature following the ruling party's passage of a controversial trade agreement with China.

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