From an oped piece titled Watch out, the sabotage of ‘political legislation’ in the era of the pandemic
Illustration by Kompas/Heryunanto.
Palupi Annisa Auliani (editor) – The threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has distracted public attention. In the mist of the panic among the public, many strategic decisions on public policies have been taken without public involvement or participation.
Transparency has become an expensive commodity. Many in the political elite have in fact taken advantage of the public’s inattentiveness to make important decision. Including, decisions on “political legislation” in parliament.