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Jakarta’s new governor in a bait-and-switch

Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan recently marked his first 100 days in office after an election campaign that played on religious and racial divisions while promising low-income city dwellers generous social programs. While he continues to stir divisive controversy it’s not clear he’ll be able to deliver on his populist vows. Baswedan’s campaign offered a glimpse […]