Indonesia Needs a Reboot

Hit by falling commodity prices, the economy could use greater consistency from Jakarta.

Jokowi's can-do reputation has frayed.

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A little over a year ago, Joko Widodo swept to power in Indonesia promising bold change and higher living stands. Voters enthusiastically bought into his everyman image: He's Indonesia's first president with no ties to the military, the country's dynastic families or its sprawling party machinery.

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