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  • 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

  • Political Spending : Bad for the Bottom Line June 12, 2012

    By Suzy Khimm (Tuesday, June 12, 2012) Companies that spend heavily on campaigns, lobbying and other political contributions aren’t necessarily helping their own bottom line, according to a new study from Rice University and Long ... Continue Reading

  • Pemimpin Simbolik Tak Cukup June 8, 2012

    (oleh Bestian Nainggolan, pada Harian Kompas, Jumat, 8 Juni 2012, halaman 5) Tidak mudah menemukan sosok pemimpin yang tepat bagi masyarakat Kalimantan Barat yang majemuk. Diperlukan sosok ideal, yaitu profesional yang mampu merengkuh sisi emosional tiap kelompok ... Continue Reading

  • KTP dan Daftar Pemilih Tetap June 6, 2012

    KTP dan Daftar Pemilih Tetap (Opini di harian Kompas, Rabu 6 Juni 2012) Ramlan Surbakti Mengapa jumlah penduduk DKI yang sudah memiliki KTP (e-KTP) lebih sedikit daripada jumlah pemilih yang sudah terdaftar dalam daftar ... Continue Reading

  • Romney Super PAC raises less, still tops Democrats June 2, 2012

    Restore Our Future, an outside “Super PAC” backing Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, raised $3.9 million in April, less than half of its haul in March but still far ahead of its Democratic counterpart working to re-elect President ... Continue Reading