The community of social science scholars and public intellectuals in Malaysia and Malaysianists are once again shocked and grieved, this time to hear of the untimely death of Khoo Khay Jin, a brilliant social scientist, a leading public intellectual and an out-of-the-box thinker.
Hong Kong’s GDP grew 6.5 per cent in the first half of the year, but the poor are struggling with expensive housing and food prices. Sound familiar?
Echoes of the Great Depression may be seen in the pitiful conditions faced by many workers around the world today.
The riots in the UK have prompted many to look closer at what is happening over there.