Leap of faith

Political Islam is on the rebound in Indonesia, writes GREG FEALY.

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A young supporter of Indonesia's National Awakening Party (PKB). Photo by AFP.

Poor returns

India’s elections promise business as usual for the country’s wealthy and ongoing grinding poverty for its most poor of poor, writes PAUL KENNY.

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A young boy stands on rubbish in Mumbai's slums. Photo by Brett Davies on flickr.

X-factor falls flat

‘Jokowi factor’ more fizzle than firepower in Indonesia’s parliamentary elections, writes TOM POWER.

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A commanding majority is out of sight for Jokowi and the PDI-P. Photo by AFP.

Turn for the best

In the wake of Wednesday's legislative elections, Indonesia could be set for more progressive politics, writes DOMINIC BERGER.

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Could Aburizal Bakrie (centre) and his Golkar party be the lynchpin in a PDI-P led coalition? Photo by AFP.

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Marcus Mietzner

Marcus Mietzner

I have been interested in the politics of Indonesia since my first visit to Jakarta as a teenager in 1986. While pursuing an MA degree at Goethe University in Frankfurt in the mid-1990s, I spent...
Tamara Jacka

Tamara Jacka

Before coming to the ANU in 2001, Tamara Jacka taught Chinese language and courses on contemporary Chinese society and politics for ten years at Murdoch University. Her main research...
Greg Fealy

Greg Fealy

My interest in Indonesian politics and Islam was awakened as an undergraduate at Monash University and they have remained the focus of my academic and professional activity since then. My PhD...
Nick Cheesman

Nick Cheesman

Over the last two decades, my personal and professional development has been shaped by a sense of urgency to contribute towards useful, informed debate about pressing issues of politics and...
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