The new law isn’t the final nail in the coffin for democracy, but it’s a hammer for anyone who wants to drive one in.
River pollution is not only a result of overwhelming waste, but a problem of resource capture across all levels of governance.
Commercialisation and politicisation of football establishes a pseudo-modern football with corrupt mismanagement.
Like the Yogyakartan surrealist, Jokowi’s leadership offers a dreamscape, relying much on the promise of the future.
Political actors' roles in regenerating the spectre of communism deserve closer attention.
The artists’ playful images expose societal norms and offer alternatives to understanding women’s position in society
Critical Indonesian thinkers reflect on a simple question: What are the most important policy problems in rural Indonesia, and what can researchers do about them?
Professor He draws on a range of case studies in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, and reflects on the wider trend of deliberative democratization in Asia and beyond.
A lack of coordination between state actors and a lack of acknowledgment between state and society undermines the new capital project.
Marking International Human Rights Day in 2021, this discussion on women’s rights and gender equality in Indonesia examined the achievements and challenges equality in political, economic and social fields.
Facing the cooking oil crisis seriously means untangling the complex web that maintains the hegemony of palm oil oligarchy.
...there are grounds for doubting that counter-polarisation is the real reason for many recent political manoeuvres.
While observers might be surprised that Jokowi harboured despotic tendencies, never had he hid his stripes...The essence of the tragedy is the circularity of a flawed system and bad actors.
Returning pressure onto public intellectuals, as Luhut did, only increases the public’s support for the dissenters
Relocation has some implications for not only military and defence issues, but also economic and environmental security.
A recent research paper casts doubt on the government’s ability to accurately determine available supplies.
Poor consultation with local residents and traditional land owners, elite links and opaque deals with concession holders leave the new capital project vulnerable.
NU’s dependence on political influence will make it difficult to maintain neutrality and critique social and political problems.
For many years the Indonesian Government seemed determined to crush the villainy. That resolve is now being questioned.
Analysing the development of Filipino, Thai and Indonesian laws and policies for the achievement of the human right to a healthy environment.
The coal sector is strongly linked to national and regional oligarchs, and coal businesses often play a role as financiers for political candidates.
Equipping activism with a geopolitical angle might prove useful, giving environmentalism a base in foreign policy and economic nationalism.
Dengan dihilangkannya kata ‘penghapusan’ dari RUU kekerasan seksual, bangsa tidak lagi berusaha untuk menghentikan kekerasan seksual...
In this webinar recording, meet extraordinary individuals sharing their experiences in mental health in Indonesia.