Theory

West Papua Tribal Democracy and Nelson Mandela’s Tribal Model of Democracy (2)

The late Sem Karoba has left notes on his notebook and laptop’s hard-disk that we start to learn many things from them. Karoba has written in his blogs and spoken publicly among elders in West Papua, particularly during the setting up of the Koteka Tribal Assembly (KTA or DeMMAK – Dewan Musyawarah Masyarakat Adat Koteka), […]

Demokrasi Kesukuan dalam Era Sejarah Manusia

Semua manusia di dunia hari ini berbicara Demokrasi langsung berkaitan HANYA dengan manusia. Dan apa hasilnya? Banyak, sangat banyak. Demokrasi modern yang banyak merusak ini berumur berapa tahun? Kurang dari 300 tahun. Sementara yang digagas dalam Demsuk ialah sebuah model demokrasi yang sudah berumur ratusan ribu, bahkan jutaan tahun, yang sudah ada di seluruh masyarakat […]

West Papua Struggle between “Revolution” and “Liberation”

The term “revolution” and “liberation” has been misused due to different connotation related to the two words. Papua Merdeka News (PMNews) understands that both words have fundamentally the same concept, i.e., to be free from the current situation to a different future, but they are commonly misinterpreted, particularly by western political activists and academia. For […]

Revolution and Liberation: A Call for Secular and Religious Argumentative Engagement

By DAVID A. FRANKReview of THE PARADOX OF LIBERATION: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions, by Michael Walzer Yale University Press, 2015 View REVOLUTION AND LIBERATION Alan Wolfe is right to call Michael Walzer “America’s greatest living political philosopher.”  Walzer’s 27th book, The Paradox of Liberation, subtitled Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions, is a continuation of […]

Tribal Democracy in Practice: Example from Afghanistan

by Bilal Ahmed on Nov 18, <http://souciant.com/2013/11/tribal-democracy/> I was speaking to my mother about democracy, expressing wariness about European models, which many Pakistanis associate with the Soviet-inspired experiments of the Afghan Communist era. I mentioned the jirga, as a way of envisioning direct democracy, in South Asian vernacular. She found it appealing. “That’s like the […]

“Demokrasi Kesukuan” dalam Demokrasi Di Indonesia dan Sejarahnya

Demokrasi Di Indonesia dan Sejarahnya, Posted by Shohibul Ma’arif on 22:52 Demokrasi adalah bentuk atau mekanisme sistem pemerintahan suatu negara sebagai upaya mewujudkan kedaulatan rakyat (kekuasaan warganegara) atas negara untuk dijalankan oleh pemerintah negara tersebut. Salah satu pilar demokrasi adalah prinsip trias politica yang membagi ketiga kekuasaan politik negara (eksekutif, yudikatif dan legislatif) untuk diwujudkan […]

Demokrasi Kesukuan Papua Ditutupi Negara Indonesia

- Oleh : Badan Eksekutif Mahasiswa (BEM) Stie Amor Timika.

TIMIKA—Puluhan Mahasiswa dan mahasiswi yang tergabung dalam Badan Eksekutif Mahasiswa (BEM), sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi (Stie) Amor Timika, menggelar diskusi terkait Demokrasi di Papua. mereka menilai Negara Indonesia merupakan Negara Hukum dan Demokrasi. Namun diseluruh wilayah Tanah Papua hukum dan Demokrasi tersebut di bumkam alias tidak berlaku hanya ditas kertas. Pada Jumat (27/09/2013). Macam-Macam Demokrasi […]

What is Tribal Democracy?

Tribal Democracy is the term originally presented by the one of the Greatpersons our human history, Grandfather Nelson Mandela. Well, not exactly Tribal Democracy, but theoretist call it “Tribal Model of Democracy.” I found this when I was searching the Internet ten years back. When people read this name: “Tribal Democracy”, then they will easily […]