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Neither Chinese Nor Indian

Neither Chinese Nor Indian

Cass declares how proud she is to be a Chindian!

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Disabled Doctors: We Don’t Want You!

Disabled Doctors: We Don’t Want You!

In a time when the country is suffering from brain drain, the Malaysian Medical Council has chosen to implement a new guideline that will send away bright future doctors to some other countries to seek greener pastures.

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It’s Tough Being Malaysian Chinese

It’s Tough Being Malaysian Chinese

It is not easy being a Malaysian Chinese these days. Nobody wants you, not even Malaysia. Shang Neng shares anecdotes from his younger days and rants about the travesties of being Malaysian and Chinese. Disclaimer: All are personal opinion based on the stories the author has heard from family and friends. It should not be construed as gospel truth.

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Malays & Non Malays – The Dilemma Continues

Malays & Non Malays – The Dilemma Continues

A young and hopeful Malaysian finds himself turned away at the Malay Dilemma Symposium on the basis of race, and shares with us his experience as he is escorted out by security guards because he cared for the Malay Dilemma.

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Why, Malaysia?

Why, Malaysia?

As we bring #WhyMalaysia week to a close, Lisa Ng writes a heartfelt customer complaint letter to our tanah tumpah darah, our beloved Bolehland, Malaysia.

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“Why Do You Want To Be A Malaysian Citizen?”

“Why Do You Want To Be A Malaysian Citizen?”

In conjunction with #WhyMalaysia week, Tiara Shafiq shares with us about what it takes to be Malaysian, according to the system.

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MyOverseasVote: Why Malaysians Overseas Must Be Allowed To Vote

MyOverseasVote: Why Malaysians Overseas Must Be Allowed To Vote

Andrew Yong, coordinator of MyOverseasVote, explains why Malaysian citizens overseas won’t give up until they are given the right to vote from overseas.

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MyOverseasVote: Equal Voting Rights for Malaysians Overseas

MyOverseasVote: Equal Voting Rights for Malaysians Overseas

Andrew Yong, the coordinator of MyOverseasVote, writes about the ongoing fight for equal voting rights for Malaysian citizens overseas.

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They Taught Me Racism?

They Taught Me Racism?

Derek Kok reminiscence his past to find out how he started to see colour.

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How Racism Can Lead To The Abuse Of Law & Science (Part 3)

How Racism Can Lead To The Abuse Of Law & Science (Part 3)

The historiography of science, race, and gender in the US South and the legal-historico-scientific lessons it provides. This is the final instalment of a three-part series.

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How Racism Can Lead To The Abuse Of Law & Science (Part 2)

How Racism Can Lead To The Abuse Of Law & Science (Part 2)

The historiography of science, race, and gender in the US South and the legal-historico-scientific lessons it provides. This is Part 2 of 3.

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How Racism Can Lead To The Abuse Of Law & Science (Part 1)

How Racism Can Lead To The Abuse Of Law & Science (Part 1)

The historiography of science, race, and gender in the US South and the legal-historico-scientific lessons it provides. This is Part 1 of 3.

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Argumentum ad Hominem

Argumentum ad Hominem

A call to discuss constructively, instead of resorting to personal attacks.

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Affirmative Action (Part 3): Where Are We Heading?

Affirmative Action (Part 3): Where Are We Heading?

LoyarBurok is publishing this 3-part article we received from a law student at a local university who prefers to be known as “Batu 5”. Part 3 poses the hard questions Malaysia needs to answer to move forward.

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Special Court Rules Banning Public And Media Unconstitutional

Special Court Rules Banning Public And Media Unconstitutional

Perhaps the only question which remains is whether any public-spirited media organisation or person will take the new rules banning them to task. But then again, if the Chief Justice himself advised the Yang di-Pertuan Agong that the ban was legal, how would a suit in our courts declaring the rules unconstitutional fare?

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Affirmative Action (Part 2): The Value Of Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action (Part 2): The Value Of Affirmative Action

LoyarBurok is publishing this 3-part article we received from a law student at a local university who prefers to be known as “Batu 5.” Part 2 takes an incisive look at whether the NEP has achieved its objectives.

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Affirmative Action (Part 1): The Origins Of Malaysia’s Affirmative Action Policies

Affirmative Action (Part 1): The Origins Of Malaysia’s Affirmative Action Policies

LoyarBurok is publishing this 3-part article we received from a law student at a local university who prefers to be known as “Batu 5.” Part 1 looks back on the original intent of Malaysia’s affirmative action policies.

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Connect The Dots: Catching Ourselves

Connect The Dots: Catching Ourselves

Reflections on closet racism. “Beware of your thoughts, they become your words. Beware of your words, they become your actions. Beware of your actions, they become your habits. Beware of your habits, they become your character…”

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Connect The Dots: Of Coconut Trees, Race, and Religion

Connect The Dots: Of Coconut Trees, Race, and Religion

Connecting the dots between coconut trees, race, and religion – with a little help from some highly imaginative neighbours in Ampang.

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Malay? Chinese? Indian? I am Malaysian lah!

Malay? Chinese? Indian? I am Malaysian lah!

What’s with this surge in racism and the obsession with race-based everything?!

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