Politics
Politics

Hot Potato in Ivermectin Use

"The government's rushing moves in supporting Ivermectin has drawn pros and cons and suspicions. Doctors are divided. Some are taking a neutral position, not supporting the use of drugs without clinical trials."

The Politics of Vaccines

The government seems running out of ideas to control the pandemic and decides to accelerate the vaccination process.

Weekly Digest: Latent Dangers of Forced Regional Elections

The campaign period for the simultaneous regional elections has officially begun on Saturday, September 26, 2020, ignoring the pressures from epidemiologists, health workers, economists, religious organizations, and the public to postpone them.

Behind the Discourse on the Dismissal of the President

Dissatisfaction with the Indonesian government began to spread along with the spread of the pandemic coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Government policies have drawn criticism from the start.

Coordinating Minister’s Veto Power? Ignore!

The issue of the coordinating minister’s veto power, granted by the president, has been circulating recently. The right to veto allows any coordinating minister to overturn the decisions made by related ministries or institutions.

Tinkering With Ministries' Structure

President Joko Widodo planned to restructure and change the names of ministries and the supporting executive organizations.