Interlocals.net “is a platform for facilitating cross-border dialogue on critical issues
related to culture, gender, environment, social justice, peace,
global/local politics, media movement, social movement and
What makes it special is that it does so by providing the local perspective on each issue or news item. “For example, when Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi visited the
Yasukuni Shrine, it was the act of a politician but it was somehow
perceived to be the act of the entire Japanese people…”
Local perspectives are provided by local writers, and they have a public “Letters and Dialogues” system where writers can touch base with each other about issues they wish to know about.
Interlocals.net currently focuses on East Asia, and posts are offered in multiple languages.