• 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

  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce to spend big on 2012 election June 2, 2012

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which helped Republicans make big gains in the 2010 congressional elections, is planning its most aggressive push yet to send business-friendly lawmakers to Washington in the November 6 election. Thomas Donohue, ... Continue Reading

  • Most Americans think campaign money aids rich June 2, 2012

    Most Americans, no matter what their political party, believe there is too much money in politics and reject the idea that people should be allowed to spend what they want, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Thursday. ... Continue Reading

  • Janji Pemilu dan Sumpah Pejabat May 30, 2012

    (opini di Harian Kompas, 30 Mei 2012, halaman 6, oleh Mohammad Sobary) Orang bijak berkata: ”Hidup dimulai dari ketiadaan menuju ke ketiadaan”. Kaum bijak lain, yang berkecenderungan lebih kuantitatif, menyimpulkan, ”Hidup ini perjalanan dari titik nol ... Continue Reading

  • Why The Internet Doesn’t Make Us Care More About Politics May 19, 2012

    (Gregory Ferenstein) American politics used to be fun: frequent political carnivals in the 19th century would mix parties, parades, and political speeches in an endless stream of local civic life. As a result, America had an astonishingly ... Continue Reading