Modern Youth and Student Movement in Indonesia

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Modern Youth and Student Movement in Indonesia

The dynamics of Indonesia’s political movement is a fascinating subject to examine and be understood by a wide array of people, particularly by young people. The nature of young individuals, visionary and idealist stimulated the changes thus created the dynamics in the landscape of movements in Indonesia. Indonesia’s political movement has seen its beginning since the colonial period, noticeable by the birth of many youth-led cheap oakleys organizations. These organizations aimed to reform the social and political structure in Indonesia towards betterment of the society. However, nowadays such disposition has declined a great deal. Activities that gather people and march to protest against something or simply express particular views on certain issues are no longer considered less significant. Against that backdrop, questions are raised. Is the Indonesian independence truly taken for granted by the young generation? If not, what encourages the changes occurred that result in the depreciation Ideas of the nature of young individuals, which are visionary and idealist.

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The Trans Pacific Partnership: Should We Join the Pact?

In today’s global circumstances, international multilateral economic partnerships have blossomed in every corner of the world. It is believed to ensure the interdependency of one country to the next, reduces the risk of global warfare, and significant self-gain. As layers upon layers of agreements are established between countries, stronger ties are forged with the hope that more benefits would be reaped cheap football jerseys from interconnectedness. However, it must be said that more may not always be merrier, and taking precaution is advised, especially if a country is deciding to jump on a moving bandwagon. This is true in accordance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an issue that has now landed Ray Ban sale on Indonesia’s lap.

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Bali Nine: Indonesia’s Law on Death Penalty and Diplomatic Turbulence

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This essay is the summary of the second biweekly discussion that ISAFIS members conducted on February 28th, 2005. This essay will summarize the topic of discussion, Indonesia’s Law on Death Penalty; its pros and cons to Indonesia, and how civil societies should respond to the current issue of death penalty, especially considering Indonesia’s diplomatic relation with other countries.

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ASEAN Centrality toward the New Regional Equilibrium

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China, being the emerging power in the post-global crisis world, has earned itself a prominence among its region, especially in East Asia. However, the South China Sea dispute has made some countries to readjust its view towards China. It has exerted more firm and assertive stances responding to the moves that it views as threat to it in terms of security and political matters. ASEAN stepped in and tries to be an instrument for the settlement of this dispute. This review is written to assess the article[1] written by Syamsul Hadi explaining how Indonesia’s involvement in ASEAN’s strategy in dealing with the South China Sea dispute affect Indonesia-China relations, currently and in the future. The structure of the review will summarize Hadi’s writing, compare it with two other similar writings as a basis for the analysis, and a concluding remark.

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