Year 2013

Doing more of the same won’t help our economy

Albert Einstein was said to have remarked, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” In other words, doing more of the same really won’t help.  It is insane to think that Malaysia can avoid the next economic mayhem…

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Putrajaya: Daripada Mahathir dan Untuk Mahathir

  Tahun 2013 disambut dengan harapan. Puluhan ribu manusia membanjiri Stadium Merdeka pada 12 Januari, mengidamkan “kemerdekaan kedua” melalui kemenangan Pakatan Rakyat dalam PRU13. Lantas kita berhempas-pulas untuk menjayakan cita-cita ini. Segala-galanya berlaku secara tergesa-gesa, termasuk selepas PRU13 apabila siri himpunan diadakan untuk memprotes penipuan…

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The role of an MP

As a Malaysian, one would hope that Parliament would adequately represent the will of the people and strive to improve the policy-making process. Looking at the state of our Parliament today, such hopes are bound to be dashed. The 2013 Parliamentary session ended on 5…

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Viagra can’t fix MCA

Najib’s embarrassing “Viagra prescription” has made MCA a laughing stock, but it highlights an important underlying revelation: that the BN model is a failing model. Arguably, MCA has ceased to be the champion for the Chinese community after 1986. I will develop the idea further…

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