The New Order was only one dominant author of the phantasmal narrative. The scars of the victims of the anti-Communist witchhunts and of the past leftist and populist politics are still there in the everyday lives of the diverse population. The authorial New Order is dead, but the long-haunting questions and memories of the 1965 violence live on.
Heryanto, Ariel (1999) “Where Communism Never Dies”, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2 (2): 147-177.
keywords: Communism, hyperobedience, New Order, popular culture, postcolonial, simulacra, state violence