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Topic: Power, Welfare, and Democracy
Writer: Amin Tohari
Editor: Umi Nurun Ni’mah
Democracy should not be separated from the welfare problems that are literally faced by the wider community. If democracy is only focused on issues of struggle, contestation and candidacy, then democracy will only become a vehicle for celebrating elites. Linking the dynamics of democracy with the inequality of agrarian structures is one of the efforts to continue having a dialogue on democracy with the real problems experienced by the wider community.