Sejak pertama mendengarkan di tahun 2015, saya merefleksikan album ini setiap September. Berikut adalah refleksi saya di tahun 2021.

Selama mengenyam pendidikan dasar, saya menelan mentah-mentah narasi G30S-PKI yang diberikan oleh rezim Orde Baru melalui guru IPS dan PKN saya. Narasi-narasi yang mungkin pernah kalian dengar juga — PKI ateis…


What is it that no one told you about growing up?

Credits: Doraemon Hari Ini

The good: independence

Back in school days, I spent most of my time in school. I honestly already forget what time school was — my best guess is 6:30–15:00, but I might be wrong. In the evening, I’m too…


it’s strange because i’ve never had a strong affinity towards my country. perhaps it’s because no one in my family works for the army or the police. perhaps it’s because i never live abroad, away from the indonesian warmth (or should i say heat?). perhaps i’m just lazy.

benedict anderson’s…


this one’s about me. i failed.

july 30, 2021. 5:24 pm. a tweet: slowly coming to terms that i am a mediocre person who’s probs not gonna succeed that far in life…..and thats okay!

whiplash (2014). a quote: we live in a world that worships excellence and runs on mediocrity.


Reflection of a sullen twenty year old, on her second to last week of being twenty.

On friends

I have always been an introvert, so I’ve always kept my circle very small. And although there’s only like…less than 10 people I consider friends, I start to enjoy the company of…


UU Cipta Kerja atau biasa disingkat UU Ciptaker yang disahkan pada awal bulan Oktober lalu menghasilkan banyak kontroversi. Pengesahan UU tersebut dilakukan pada tengah malam, memberi kesan terburu-buru dan sembunyi-sembunyi. Selain itu, secara substansial, banyak pasal-pasal yang merugikan pekerja tak terkecuali pekerja perempuan. …


Tulisan dan Ilustrasi oleh Namira Fathya
Kepala Departemen Keilmuan BEM FISIP UI 2020

Ada banyak hal yang saya pelajari selama dua tahun menjadi bagian dalam Departemen Keilmuan BEM FISIP UI. Di tahun 2019, saya belajar mengidentifikasi masalah-masalah keilmuan yang ada di lingkup FISIP UI. Masalah-masalah inilah yang kemudian saya rangkum…


If I’m born again I know that the world will disagree
Want a little grace but who’s going to say a little grace for me?

Vampire Weekend’s Modern Vampires of the City (2013) was honestly one of the album that defined my life — a soundtrack of my high school…


(Disclaimer: I wrote this in a heteronormative perspective because this piece is purely based on my own experience. …


I’ve leaned lots of things in this semester, both academically and personally. Academically speaking, I feel like this is my toughest semester so far because this is actually the first semester in which I struggled academically, in which I complained about the workload and the difficulties of materials and…well, simply…

Namira Fathya

Storyteller, city dweller.

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