Indonesia’s New Workers Party: Ambiguity in Labour Politics by Max Lane

The formation of a new Workers Party backed by the country’s labour unions signifies a new trend in Indonesian politics.

In August 2021, a new Workers Party (Partai Buruh, PB) was formed. The structure of the party was formalised through a congress in October 2021. For union confederations, 50 trade union federations and a women’s fishermen and farmer group are listed as founding organisations. Said Iqbal, the President of the Konfederasi Serikat Pekerja Indonesia (KSPI, the Indonesian Trade Union Confederation), one of several unions supporting the PB, was elected President of the PB.

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