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THE INDONESIAN REVOLUTION 1945 - 1950

This is the short story of the Indonesian Revolution which occurred between the years of 1945 and 1950.

Indonesian independence was proclaimed to the people with the cry of ‘Merdeka’ by its firstl President ‘Bung Karno’ Soekarno on 17th August 1945. 450 more words

Teaching

Chris Hedges: The American Empire -- Murder Inc.

Terror, intimidation and violence are the glue that holds empire together. Aerial bombardment, drone and missile attacks, artillery and mortar strikes, targeted assassinations, massacres, the detention of tens of thousands, death squad killings, torture, wholesale surveillance, extraordinary renditions, curfews, propaganda, a loss of civil liberties and pliant political puppets are the grist of our wars and proxy wars. 680 more words

Opinion Leaders

Golkar Reconciliation: Compromise Indonesian-Style

Partyforumseasia: On December 10, 2014, we were asking whether Golkar was close to a suicide by internal power struggle (Link here). Party leader Aburizal Bakrie… 370 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

Bill Morneau's corporate holdings hold potential conflicts for cabinet post

An incoming Liberal MP who’s expected to take an economic position in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is moving to remove potential conflicts of interest with his substantial personal holdings in a large human resources company. 621 more words

National

Horrid Carcass of Indonesia – 50 Years After the Coup

by Andre Vltchek

Last year, I stopped travelling to Indonesia. I simply did… I just could not bear being there, anymore. It was making me unwell. 3,647 more words

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INDONESIA 1965: Lessons of a catastrophic defeat (part 1)

by Deirdre Griswold

Who wants to study defeats? It is much more satisfactory to study victories. To read about conquering heroes instead of fallen ones. 967 more words

History