These three parties could shape the future of political opposition in Indonesia

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The new president will be inaugurated on 20 October and by that point he will need to announce his new cabinet. If he follows past practice, it will include a mix of technocrats and party representatives from the successful coalition. However, many of the parties not part of Prabowo's originally campaign are also expected to join the coalition to access the perks and resources of being in power.

Prabowo Subianto is poised to succeed in lifelong quest to become Indonesia’s president. This is why it’s so worrying

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As the former general Prabowo Subianto settles into office, a further gradual dismantling of democratic checks and balances, institutions and individual freedoms is very likely.

TALKING INDONESIA PODCASTSee all


Talking Indonesia: energy transition

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In the recent national elections, the candidates paid surprisingly little attention to one of the greatest challenges Indonesia and the world at large is currently facing – that of climate change. What are Indonesia’s stated commitments and ambitions towards an energy transition away from fossil fuels? Does it have a plan to get there? And what will it take?

No such thing as a free lunch: counting the cost of Prabowo’s ‘free food’ program

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Unofficial counts from Indonesia’s presidential election on 14 February suggest a comfortable victory for Prabowo Subianto. He brought a populist policy agenda to the table that appealed to Indonesia’s poor voters. Free food or makan gratis became a flagship program that Prabowo repeatedly promoted throughout the campaign. But just how feasible is this program?

These three parties could shape the future of political opposition in Indonesia

,
The new president will be inaugurated on 20 October and by that point he will need to announce his new cabinet. If he follows past practice, it will include a mix of technocrats and party representatives from the successful coalition. However, many of the parties not part of Prabowo's originally campaign are also expected to join the coalition to access the perks and resources of being in power.
https://en.antaranews.com/news/306342/subianto-touts-rsppn-as-largest-military-hospital-in-indonesia

Prabowo victory secures Jokowi’s legacy

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Jokowi's legacy is a paradox. While he enjoyed the fruits of democracy brought about by the Reformasi era, his actions have undermined the foundations of the very democracy that brought him to power from relative obscurity.

Talking Indonesia: election special

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Prabowo has exceeded expectations to claim victory in 2024 Indonesian presidential election. What do our Talking Indonesia's co-hosts think about the result? In this episode of Talking Indonesia, the co-hosts Jemma Purdey, Lis Kramer, Jacqui Baker and Tito Ambyo get together to chat about the election result, their analysis plus their hopes and fears for the future of Indonesian democracy.

Prabowo Subianto is poised to succeed in lifelong quest to become Indonesia’s president. This is why it’s so worrying

,
As the former general Prabowo Subianto settles into office, a further gradual dismantling of democratic checks and balances, institutions and individual freedoms is very likely.
https://kalsel.antaranews.com/berita/400071/ganjar-pilih-fokus-turun-ke-masyarakat

Social media and the 2024 election: right down to the buzzer

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Social media has proven itself again and again to be a powerful influencer of public opinion. When the next big social media storm is constantly lurking around the corner, every election can go down to the buzzer.

Political repentance: can moderates ever forgive Anies?

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The vice presidential debate on 21 January garnered considerable public attention when Muhaimin Iskandar, the running mate of Anies Baswedan, borrowed the term 'ecological repentance' from Pope Francis. What does this tell us about the dynamics of religious politics in Indonesia?

Struggling to put on the integrity jacket: anti-corruption commitments beyond 2024

,
On 17 January, a little less than a month before 204 million registered Indonesian voters will cast their votes for a new president and national parliament, over 3,000 YouTubers tuned in to watch 'The Integrity Pact’. So, what was the Integrity Pact and what can it tell us about the future of anti-corruption efforts in Indonesia?

Talking Indonesia: energy transition

, ,
In the recent national elections, the candidates paid surprisingly little attention to one of the greatest challenges Indonesia and the world at large is currently facing – that of climate change. What are Indonesia’s stated commitments and ambitions towards an energy transition away from fossil fuels? Does it have a plan to get there? And what will it take?

No such thing as a free lunch: counting the cost of Prabowo’s ‘free food’ program

, ,
Unofficial counts from Indonesia’s presidential election on 14 February suggest a comfortable victory for Prabowo Subianto. He brought a populist policy agenda to the table that appealed to Indonesia’s poor voters. Free food or makan gratis became a flagship program that Prabowo repeatedly promoted throughout the campaign. But just how feasible is this program?

These three parties could shape the future of political opposition in Indonesia

,
The new president will be inaugurated on 20 October and by that point he will need to announce his new cabinet. If he follows past practice, it will include a mix of technocrats and party representatives from the successful coalition. However, many of the parties not part of Prabowo's originally campaign are also expected to join the coalition to access the perks and resources of being in power.
https://en.antaranews.com/news/306342/subianto-touts-rsppn-as-largest-military-hospital-in-indonesia

Prabowo victory secures Jokowi’s legacy

,
Jokowi's legacy is a paradox. While he enjoyed the fruits of democracy brought about by the Reformasi era, his actions have undermined the foundations of the very democracy that brought him to power from relative obscurity.

Talking Indonesia: election special

, ,
Prabowo has exceeded expectations to claim victory in 2024 Indonesian presidential election. What do our Talking Indonesia's co-hosts think about the result? In this episode of Talking Indonesia, the co-hosts Jemma Purdey, Lis Kramer, Jacqui Baker and Tito Ambyo get together to chat about the election result, their analysis plus their hopes and fears for the future of Indonesian democracy.

Prabowo Subianto is poised to succeed in lifelong quest to become Indonesia’s president. This is why it’s so worrying

,
As the former general Prabowo Subianto settles into office, a further gradual dismantling of democratic checks and balances, institutions and individual freedoms is very likely.
https://kalsel.antaranews.com/berita/400071/ganjar-pilih-fokus-turun-ke-masyarakat

Social media and the 2024 election: right down to the buzzer

,
Social media has proven itself again and again to be a powerful influencer of public opinion. When the next big social media storm is constantly lurking around the corner, every election can go down to the buzzer.

Political repentance: can moderates ever forgive Anies?

, ,
The vice presidential debate on 21 January garnered considerable public attention when Muhaimin Iskandar, the running mate of Anies Baswedan, borrowed the term 'ecological repentance' from Pope Francis. What does this tell us about the dynamics of religious politics in Indonesia?

Struggling to put on the integrity jacket: anti-corruption commitments beyond 2024

,
On 17 January, a little less than a month before 204 million registered Indonesian voters will cast their votes for a new president and national parliament, over 3,000 YouTubers tuned in to watch 'The Integrity Pact’. So, what was the Integrity Pact and what can it tell us about the future of anti-corruption efforts in Indonesia?

TALKING INDONESIA PODCASTSee all


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