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Malaysia, Truly the World

By OOI KEE BENG for THE EDGE MALAYSIA 27 January 2020 The dimensions for conflict perpetually vexing this strange political creation that the world knows as Malaysia are many. And they often go unmentioned — even unidentified and therefore unmanaged. There are various reasons for this. First, to state the obvious, racialism, noted in the … Continue reading

Unity without Solidarity Sows Disunity

By Ooi Kee Beng For The Edge Malaysia, 25 January 2016. The biggest paradox in Malaysian political narrative is how the call for unity is in reality a call for disunity. This comes about because calls for unity tend to be rhetorical appeals for racial unity vis-à-vis other races. Since all societies today—and Malaysia started … Continue reading