Unless remedial measures are taken soon, young Malaysians who have the world at their feet will move to greener pastures, warns Tommy Thomas.
Francis Loh envisages an emerging struggle between the New Politics, which crosses ethno-religious boundaries, and the Old Politics of racism, cronyism, and widening socio-economic disparities.
Tota explains why Tunku Abdul Aziz’s suggestion that non-Malays be accorded bumiputera status would not suit him.
Open debate is necessary if we want change to continue and if we expect to make Malaysia a fully democratic state, writes Eymar Santa.
What the Chinese want is, in fact, what the educated urban Malaysian voter, regardless of ethnicity, wants: respect, and an acknowledgement of their right to an inclusive, peaceful existence, says Dr Ong Hean Teik.
In this poem, Cecil Rajendra takes to task a certain race-based party for labelling others as racists. It should take a long hard look at itself in the mirror.
Whatever great things arise in the end, justice will not be served because the fixation with race has a way of intervening that corrupts everything including goals and institutions, says K Haridas.
The more race continues to drive our policies and choices, the more radical and polarised the situation is going to be. It is time for change, asserts K Haridas.
Only when the racist monster within us is destroyed will we be free to live in peace, justice and happiness in a truly united nation, writes Malaysian Legacy.
What seems to unfortunately escape the bigots of the world is that we are all part of humanity, a recurring message that the protagonist in My Name is Khan tries to impart, observes Mustafa K Anuar.