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Widodo’s smoke and mirrors hide hard truths

Facilitated by a largely unquestioning media, Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s government has become a master at the game of smoke and mirrors, which in its simplistic form is all about convincing the public that things are happening when they really aren’t. The protracted negotiations with US mining giant Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold are a good […]