PREJUDICE does not die easily with history. There is a word, there is a color, which in the 19th century was known in Europe as something frightening: 'yellow'.
In 1853, Arthur de Gobineau published his 1,400-page tome titled Essai sur l'inégalité des races humaines, a treatise that set out to prove that man is not created equal. Racial roots determine quality. According to Gobineau there are three races…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempoâ€™s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.