Articles by Jacqui Baker

Reversing reformasi

The narrowing field of political contestation in Indonesia is not just being driven by presidential machinations and ruling-coalition infighting—but also the inescapable contradictions of Indonesia’s middle income status

The middle class president

Jokowi’s developmentalist democracy goes beyond a simplistic personal attribute or set of beliefs: it is inherent to his class status.

Stand by your man

Jacqui Baker asks whether, in Indonesia today, the police are politically neutral?

The decline of the Demokrats

Conspiracy theories are the courier of political change.