Keith Loveard’s 50-year career in journalism has seen him develop special interests in a number of fields. Prominent among them is his focus on Indonesia, where he has lived for more than 30 years.
This includes the struggle of moderate Islam against fundamentalist fanaticism, the climate crisis and, as he puts it, the pervading sickness of inequality across the globe.
Loveard spoke with Luke Hunt about his new book, Indonesia; Dividing the Spoils, the country’s legacy of environmental decay and entrenched corruption, and the trends that have the potential to improve the situation. Listen here.