As the Indonesian government’s coronavirus response has shifted from deep denial to broad action, some of its key directives are meeting with public resistance. So what is the pandemic telling us about political leadership, and about existing fault lines in Indonesian society? Long time Indonesia watchers Prof Tim Lindsey and Dr Ian Wilson join host Ali Moore to examine the impact of covid-19 on the world’s fourth most populous nation.
Main image (L to R) Dr Ian Wilson and Prof Tim Lindsey. Listing image: President Joko Widodo at his inauguration in 2014. Credit: Kreshna Aditya 2012/Flick