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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Seeking an Equitable Way to tackle Inequality

There are no short-cuts to ending economic inequality or disparity. This problem cannot always be addressed through the market mechanism and therefore government intervention is needed. But for this to succeed, it must be done in a way that is consistent and based on sound economic principles.

But what we see now is precisely the opposite: the administration of Joko Widodo has fallen for a populist approach, seeing it…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.