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Building Back Better : The Way Forward for Malaysia

Author :  Jeyakumar Devaraj

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Strategic Information and Research Development Centre (SIRD)
ISBN 9789672464297
Format PaperBack
Language English
Year of Publication 2021
Bib. Info xii, 100p.;
Categories Politic, Ecomic, Social conditions
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“The ‘Revolution’ – if that can be taken to denote the fundamental changes that are required to shift from an economic system propelled by the profit motive of large corporations to an economic system premised on solidarity – is still as necessary as ever.”
In this selection of essays, Dr Jeyakumar gives fresh insights into several of the major issues affecting Malaysia, including the failure of the reform initiative, persistent rural poverty, the widening ethnic divide, the role of free trade agreements in promoting the race to the bottom among ASEAN countries, the financing of political parties, youth unemployment and the shortage of federal funds to finance anti-poverty measures, while suggesting out-of-the-box solutions for these issues. A must-read for Malaysians keen on building back better.

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