Money Politics & Elite Conflicts

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December 2014

Kompas – December 20, 2014

Kid: These politicians are statesmen too right Dad? (headline reads Rival National Congress, Rival Chairperson)

Politician: Yes... but no... politicians think about seats, statesmen think about the people! (chair reads ‘Basic Commodities Party’)

Kompas – December 3, 2014

A power struggle inside Suharto’s former ruling party Golkar is seen as a proxy fight between New Order general Prabowo Subianto’s Red and White Coalition (KMP) and the parties backing President Widodo’s government in parliament.

September 2014

Kompas – September 27, 2014

Kid: Where’s your ethics and self-respect?

Sign reads: Overcoming problems without problems – slogan of the state-owned pawnshop company Perum Pegadaian

Kompas – September 17, 2014

Man: A new paint job or improved performance Mr?

Kompas – September 13, 2014

Man: Political acrobatics!

May 2014

Kompas – May 28, 2014

Hatta Rajasa, the running mate of presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, has denied that the pair had ever promised a top cabinet position to Golkar Party chairperson Aburizal Bakrie following an earlier statement by Prabowo that he had offered Bakrie the position of ‘chief minister’ in return for Golkar’s controversial support for his ‘Red an

January 2014

Kompas – January 11, 2014

Kid: There’s an awful smell of image building in the air Dad...

Man: Is Pertamina or the people loosing money... and who’s profiting?