With household debt and federal government debt indicators rising and natural resources being depleted, it cannot be business as usual for the Malaysian economy. Anil Netto says it is time for a radical re-think of the economy.
GDP growth as a measure of economic well-being tends to serve the interests of Big Business rather than than ordinary people, writes Anil Netto.
Is our current model of economic
development sustainable in the long-run, wonders Anil Netto. What will happen when our oil
wells dry up? What has been the environmental cost? These are issues
that our political parties – both the BN and the Opposition – must