Forest areas in Sumatra and Kalimantan continue to burn. The resulting haze has reportedly claimed lives, with hundreds of thousand of residents suffering from respiratory illnesses. Those upset with the situation has put the blame on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. What they may have forgotten is the fact that illegal forest clearing with fire, and the resulting haze, has been around since Soeharto’s New Order regime.To subscribe please click here