Old News in a New Year

With the ringing in of the new year, we need to assess what is likely to change as well as what needs to change. It’s probably too late to hope that the media will change its ways or acquire the sense of urgency needed to respond effectively to the real emergencies that require our collective focus, and notably climate change.

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Digital democracy in Indonesia: an Asian Giant in Constant Transformation

In a world afflicted by dramatic ills that include a climate crisis, a pandemic that refuses to go away and a worrying standoff between two nuclear superpowers in Ukraine, Indonesia stands out as a nation that made the transition from dictatorship to democracy just over two decades ago. Technology is playing an increasingly important role in buttressing the democratic political culture and institutions of this powerful nation.

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