Striving for equitable opportunities to ensure that no community is left behind. Building inclusive policies and social institutions to empower each person to fulfil their aspirations.
A winning coalition built on strength of middle ground
For any political groupings that intend to win from the middle, we need to genuinely acknowledge that Malaysians have more similarities than differences. The majority, while coming from different cultural backgrounds, share similar aspirations.
Cultural confidence and mutual trust
As a society, we lack confidence in our own identity therefore we see the Other as threat. Some Chinese fear that the Malay officialdom would attempt to eliminate their cultural identity. Some Malays think that the Chinese are scheming to dominate the Malays. There are politicians and media that thrive on such fear and suspicion.
Changing Thinking Habits to Make Our Cities Resilient
We should therefore think of building decent public and private housing in the inner city for young people to rent. Seriously, not everyone needs to own a house. But everyone does need shelter.
Key points in replying the Minister of Urban Well-being, Housing and Local Government
Parliamentary Speech during the committee stage debate on Budget 2018 by DAP National Political Education Director and Member of Parliament for Kluang Liew Chin Tong on 20 November The 2018…