Stories About ‘Democracy’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Democracy’.

Gaddafi, MidEast Turmoil & Indonesia

Monday, February 28th, 2011, by . 129 Comments

The middle east turmoil and Gaddafi tidbits, comparisons with Indonesia’s transition to democracy.


Legalized Gambling & Casinos

Monday, July 12th, 2010, by . 22 Comments

Legalised gambling in Indonesia a boon to state revenue or creator of social misery.


Islam on the Political Map

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009, by . 45 Comments

PPPIs political Islam down and out in 2009? Islamic parties look for reasons for their failure.


Buddhist Religious Symbols Blasphemy

Friday, March 6th, 2009, by . 81 Comments

Some Buddhists are, eventually, up in arms over a Buddhist themed club in Jakarta, the Buddha Bar.


Naked Royal Ambition

Thursday, February 19th, 2009, by . 17 Comments

Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X of Yogyakarta goes online to launch his bid for the presidency.


Hillary Clinton Visit

Thursday, February 19th, 2009, by . 13 Comments

New York Times – Clinton Praises Indonesian Democracy


Mediation Process

Saturday, January 17th, 2009, by . 11 Comments

Mixing Sundanese disco music and Islam invites bigotry and later “mediation” in West Java, as Ross finds out.


Gestapo Tactics & Interrogation

Monday, January 5th, 2009, by . 12 Comments

Ross rails that Gestapo style methods of interrogation are used by the sharia police in Aceh.


Pro The Death Penalty

Friday, November 7th, 2008, by . 81 Comments

Treespotter looks at capital punishment around the world, and an argument in favour of it.


Monarchy-Sultanate Form of Government

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008, by . 48 Comments

Ross defends the monarchical principle and the Sultan of Yogyakarta’s authority.


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