Indonesia's General Election, with Marcus Mietzner

May 10, 2019

A voting station in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. April 17, 2019. CREDIT: Ezagren (CC)

Podcast music: Blindhead and Mick Lexington.

Marcus Mietzner of Australian National University speaks with Senior Fellow Devin Stewart about the results of the general election last month in Indonesia, one that has been called "the most complicated single-day ballots in global history." Mietzner explains the various forces shaping Indonesian politics today and in the future, including demographics, Islam, identity, and societal polarization.

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