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Legalizing transactional politics

  • Wawan Sobari

Malang | Thu, June 17 2010 | 09:13 am

PREMIUM After the aspiration fund proposal provoked controversy and was finally aborted, the Golkar Party reverted to a similar policy proposal, propounding an allocation fund of Rp 1 billion per village (a village fund). The public reacted negatively toward this pork-barrel policy proposal too. The practice of development budget disbursement in a constituency (dapil) or in villages is a form of transacti...