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  • Tanggung Jawab Partai Politik July 26, 2012

    (Opini Harian Kompas, Selasa 26 Juni 2012, oleh Prof. Ramlan Surbakti) Kalau UU Pemilu Nomor 8 Tahun 2012 tentang Pemilu Anggota DPR, DPD, dan DPRD mengadopsi tata cara penetapan calon terpilih berdasarkan urutan suara terbanyak, kepada siapa ... Continue Reading

  • Presidensialisasi Partai Politik July 23, 2012

    (Opini Harian Kompas Senin 23 Juli 2012) Sudah beberapa minggu ini, sambil meladeni isu-isu publik, partai politik terus menapak tilas probabilitas kader strukturalnya dalam bursa pemilihan presiden tahun 2014. Terkait ini, ada dua pertanyaan ... Continue Reading

  • Indonesian Politics and Polling System July 20, 2012

    Indonesian politics are slouching toward the 2014 election. Political polling is again being presented to the Indonesian public, although there is almost nothing new about the predictions of political infighting and the contenders who will face off in ... Continue Reading

  • Kontroversi Putaran Kedua Pilkada DKI July 19, 2012

    Hasil pemilihan gubernur DKI Jakarta masih dalam proses menuju penetapan pasangan calon terpilih. Namun, melihat hasil penghitungan cepat sejumlah lembaga survei dan kecenderungan suara masuk ke KPU DKI Jakarta, dapat dipastikan tak ada pasangan calon yang berhasil memenuhi ... Continue Reading

  • E-Voting in U.S. July 4, 2012

    With the birth of a vast telecommunications network such as the Internet, there has been a significant change in the quality and way of life. Such change also makes itself prominent in political paradigm and manifested itself as ... Continue Reading

  • Problem Voter Identifications: Voting Right, Voting Wrong July 2, 2012

    Florida’s state primary is a month away, the presidential election is four months off and the Palm Beach County League of Women Voters (LWV) is busy. During the lunch rush at JFK Medical Centre on a recent Tuesday ... Continue Reading

  • Menanti Bara Api Padam di Papua June 25, 2012

    Meskipun otonomi khusus di Papua telah diberlakukan selama lebih dari satu dasawarsa, masalah keamanan merupakan persoalan yang cukup serius di ”Bumi Cenderawasih” ini. Gambaran tentang kondisi keamanan di Papua selama ini adalah ibarat bara dalam sekam. Kerusuhan dan penembakan misterius ... Continue Reading

  • Matinya Partai dan Politik Multikultur June 25, 2012

    (Opini di Harian Kompas, Senin 25 Juni, halaman 7, oleh Arya Budi, alumni JPP FISIPOL UGM 2007, kini bekerja di Srinarjo Syndicate) Salah satu fenomena yang muncul yang mewarnai situasi sosial kemasyarakatan dalam negeri akhir-akhir ini adalah ... Continue Reading

  • “Do-Nothing” Congress June 21, 2012

    (By Alan Silverleib, Dec 27, 2011) After a year of repeated partisan showdowns between the White House and Capitol Hill, President Barack Obama appears ready to hit the campaign trail in 2012 with congressional Republicans firmly in ... Continue Reading

  • Corporate political giving doesn’t pay June 12, 2012

    (By : David Ruth. Monday, June 11, 2012) Sixteenth-century European explorers probed the jungles and valleys of South America in search of El Dorado, the legendary lost city of gold, but came up empty-handed. Corporate political supporters ... Continue Reading