Social Justice

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The Challenge of Governing in a Post-truth Multiethnic Democracy

The truth is, we are governing in a post-truth environment and we who believe in the Malaysian dream need to step up to ensure that no racial confrontation takes place. The mandate given to us is to govern in a coalition government to secure Malaysian democracy for all Malaysians from all backgrounds.
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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.
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The future of federalism

How do we arrange and re-arrange the institutions of our three-tier government – federal, state and local governments – will remain an important subject for Malaysia for the years to…
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Towards Middle Malaysia

Despite the hope for a New Malaysia, the Old Malaysia still lingers on. With it, DAP is sandwiched between an extreme Malay fringe calling for its destruction and a non-Malay…
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Rethinking Death Penalty

The recent announcement by Minister in the Prime Minister’s department Datuk Liew Vui Keong that the government is looking to abolish the death penalty had created a public controversy. I…
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Countering terrorism with democracy

The following is the transcript for the closing speech made by Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong at the ASEAN Security Symposium held in the Intercontinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur on…
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