Articles by Ian Wilson

Jakarta: inequality and the poverty of elite pluralism

Framing Jakarta's election as a referendum on Indonesian pluralism is a way to avoid addressing inequalities of political and economic power.

Making enemies out of friends  

The evictions regime of Jakarta’s governor, Ahok, has provided ample recruitment opportunities for hardliners, writes Ian Wilson.

The perils of loyalty

The relationship between former Jakarta gangster Hercules and Prabowo Subianto has been shaped by Prabowo's obsession with power