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Ethno-Religious Politics

The next govt’s reform agenda

First published in theSun on 20 July 2017, here. SUDDENLY it is election season again, with political parties optimising on the month-long Raya …

Integration the world over

First published in theSun on 16 March 2017, here. IN August 2015, I visited France at a time when the Syrian refugee …

Minorities in an age of distrust

(First published in theSun newspaper on 1 October 2015, here). OVER the last week I spent in Paris under invitation of the …

All policy is local

First published in theSun here, on 29 January 2015. EARLIER this week, the PAS president’s statement that local council elections would eventually lead …

Where values begin

(First published in theSun on 8 January 2015, here). FOR all of our technical analysis of how to improve such-and-such a public policy, …

Moderates break their silence

(First published in theSun on 12 December 2014, here). ABOLISHING the Sedition Act would not quite result in madness and mayhem, as some …

Uniting ourselves

(First published in theSun on 13 February 2014, here.) LAST weekend on Feb 8, IDEAS celebrated its 4th anniversary in conjunction with …

The malapportionment of blame

The malapportionment of blame Tricia Yeoh (First published in Malaysiakini on 11th May 2013) COMMENT In the past week, two Malay newspapers Utusan Malaysia and Kosmo! chose …

In Search of National Identity

In Search of National Identity (A version of this was first published in theSun on 7th September 2012). It has become somewhat …