Limiting the Political Class Should be the Ultimate Goal for Reformists
By Ooi Kee Beng
April 2019PICKING ON THE PAST
Was the opposition to BN-Umno rule, which led to the change in government in 2018, about corruption, ethnic baiting and deteriorating socio-economic conditions, and a loss of confidence in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s administration? Well, those are, in any case, the main points raised by analysts who have been studying the surprising turn of events since the general election. At a superficial and immediate level, they are largely correct. But the long-term cultural dilemma that Malaysia faces runs deeper than...
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