How resilient has civil society been amid the decline in democracy over the last few years? Many groups question the resilience of civil society.
In order to revive the spirit of positive-progressive patriotism, the acts of heroism must be able to reduce masculinity and replace it with a more feminine spirit.
To be honest, I, and perhaps most other Indonesians, have not read the 812-page Job Creation Law that was legislated as an omnibus law.
In the beginning, the public discourse was dichotomously antagonistic, assuming that proceeding with the simultaneous elections would be risking lives while postponing it would save lives.
Indeed, the political elite are still continuing squabble amid the Covid-19 health emergency, which actually needs greater empathy and protection
As the special autonomy status of Papua nears its end, it is time for the central government, regional governments, and the peoples of Papua and West Papua to discuss a better future.
The commemoration of Independence Day should be a spiritual magnet that can unite the cracks in Indonesia-ness into a nationhood image.
It has become a tradition for Indonesians from Sabang to Merauke to commemorate Independence Day with joy. People across the cities celebrate in various ways to mark the day that brought an end to colonialism.
A self that is connected to the networks for the strengthening of unity and public welfare is the moral message of Idul Adha for the sake of collective happiness.
Only by sharpening our inner eyes can the dream of Golden Indonesia in 2045 be more than a political dream but an assured reality.