ON OPINION

#INTERNATIONAL

Trump Starts Offensive for 2020 Reelection

The 2020 US election could be a powder keg that could change the landscape of not only US politics but also globally, including Indonesia.

27 February 2020 | 01:37 PM

#COMMENTARY

Opinions Should Never Be Dressed Up as Scientific Fact: Indonesian Media and Disinformation

Indonesian media should promote only articles that are supported by empirical data and valid evidence.

25 February 2020 | 02:24 PM

#HEALTH

Mainstreaming the Health Agenda in Indonesian Politics

Indonesians are only interested in health issues when things go bad.

18 February 2020 | 05:39 PM

#POLICY

The Time Has Come for Indonesia to Decriminalize Drugs

Globally, the "war on drugs" has only resulted in larger production of drugs and organized crime holding more power.

11 February 2020 | 12:41 PM

#DISASTER

Treating Disaster as a Social Problem

The severity of a disaster should be measured not by the magnitude of its force but by its societal impact.

27 January 2020 | 04:03 PM

#INTERNATIONAL

The Peculiar Case of Viktor Orban's Visit to Indonesia

The Hungarian PM is notoriously anti-Islam, the poster boy of European right-wing movement, but Jokowi has welcomed him with open arms.

26 January 2020 | 02:28 PM

#INTERNATIONAL

Indonesian Nationalism vs. International Law

Many Indonesians are turning to a hyper-nationalistic point of view of international relations in defiance of international law.

20 January 2020 | 02:00 PM

#POLICY

Price Floor for Ride-Hailing Services: a Boon or a Curse for Consumers? 

For customers, a price floor could prevent them from getting the best deals possible.

17 January 2020 | 11:55 AM

#POLICY

Indonesian Universities: World-Class or Removed From Reality?

Academics should engage in more public discussions, helping shape voices and opinions in democratic policy-making.

10 January 2020 | 04:08 PM

#INTERNATIONAL

How Indonesia Can Help Promote Dialogues Between Ordinary Israelis and Palestinians

Improving people-to-people relations is key to peace in the Middle East.

06 January 2020 | 05:34 PM