Why the mobilising capacity of the groups that brought down Jakarta governor Ahok in 2016 was not as much in evidence in 2019; with a caution that Islamists are far from a spent force.
Reflections on Indonesia’s post-election landscape, a brief history of Indonesian Confucianism, and an essay responding to the recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.
How the 2016-17 campaign against the then Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as Ahok, evolved into an anti-Jokowi campaign.
Examination of election dynamics and how results raise red flags for the future.
Places and issues to watch.