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Taking Care of State-Society Relations

nThe situation at present is not as simple as it seems. The violent social clashes before and after the 2019 general elections left a trail of turbulence that has the potential to be a future time bomb.

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BONI HARGENS
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Apart from "improving the welfare of the people", what is the teleological agenda of a democratic country that allows alibis and narratives of power to get moral justification in various controversial situations?

Could state-society relations be at a point of harmonious balance? In 1956, United States sociologist Wright Mills (1916-1962) published a document titled “The Power Elite”.

Editor:
Syahnan Rangkuti
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