Calon presiden petahana Joko Widodo (kiri) dan calon wakil presidennya Ma'ruf Amin berpose setelah mendaftarkan diri mereka untuk pemilihan presiden tahun 2019 di kantor Komisi Pemilihan Umum beberapa waktu lalu di Jakarta.
Artikel ini bertujuan untuk menjelaskan masalah besar yang sejauh ini luput dari pembahasan: dampak negatif dari pencalonan Ma'ruf terhadap kelompok minoritas.
Incumbent presidential candidate Joko Widodo (left) and his running mate, K.H. Ma'ruf Amin, wave after registering for Indonesia’s 2019 presidential election at the General Election Commission (KPU) office in Jakarta.
This article aims to name the elephant in the room – the negative impacts of Ma'ruf's nomination on minority groups.
The Morris Inn on the University of Notre Dame campus has had a green roof since 2013.
Taking this step may improve the quality of life for vulnerable people and reduce the amount of air conditioning they use, making their neighborhoods less prone to power outages.
The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.
Trump and Putin shake hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference.
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Research on proactive behavior shows it can help people perform better at their jobs. A failure to do so can be even more consequential.
Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration’s immigration policy.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File
Sessions ignored the many gospel teaching about love, and used a passagethat has been used historically to justify all manner of immoral behavior, including imperialism, slavery, Nazism and apartheid.
Congress could learn a thing or two about acting proactively from Elon Musk, seen here with his Dragon space capsule.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Research shows the ability to act strategically for the long term is a key component of successful leadership – and sorely lacking in Congress these days.
COP 22 President Salaheddine Mezouar from Morocco, right, hands over a gavel to Fiji’s prime minister and president of COP 23 Frank Bainimarama, left, during the opening of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.
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The Republican tax plan would ultimately make the current system less progressive while reducing the overall burden, two things research shows make countries less happy.
There is typically no fever, no broken bone, no lesion to examine under a microscope when evaluating mental illness. Diagnosing disorders therefore is hard. A new way to classify disorders could help.
Time to get up.
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Gaining a better sense of what genes are involved in regulating circadian clocks could put us on a path to find better treatments and therapies to help people adjust to time shifts.
Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin.
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Many evangelicals are backing Trump, so why hasn't he caught fire with Mormons? A scholar of Mormons' political beliefs counts the ways.
Research shows that the test error is too high in NAPLAN.
It is not reasonable for politicians to say NAPLAN results have plateaued, because comparisons from year to year are not reliably accurate.
Reflective roof and skylights on a Walmart store, Las Vegas, NV.
Green and cool (reflective) roofs are effective tools for cooling overheated cities. Research in Chicago shows that their impacts depend on local conditions, so planners should site them carefully.
Volunteers prepare to canvass in support of Oregon’s Measure 91, a ballot initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in Oregon.
Data shows that voters organizing ballot initiatives on issues like marijuana use and plastic bag bans are doing more than creating DIY laws -- they are spreading happiness.
Scott Walker campaigns in New Hampshire. REUTERS/Brian Snyder.
Research shows that government interventions decried by the GOP actually make people happier.
Sixty-one percent of Americans supported renewing surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act ‘in order to locate suspected terrorists.’
With key provisions of the Patriot Act dropped, polls show Americans are uneasy with – yet still open to – government surveillance.
The net neutrality debate has sparked many protests in recent years, culminating in the FCC decision to make broadband a utility.
Net neutrality is supposed to keep internet providers from offering preferential treatment, but there's a loophole when the ISP owns the content.
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A truly deep thinker must draw on both science and the humanities.
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