Capitalism in Sarawak, in its current form, is only tailored to meet the needs and interests of BN elites clustered around Abdul Taib Mahmud, writes Abang Benet.
A ‘secret email’ is making the rounds, urging Sarawakians in the civil service to cast aside their fears and to vote in clean and honest leaders.
For deep-rooted change to take place, a society’s value system has to be transformed to make them more sensitive to the importance of protecting the environment and empowering marginalised communities, says Anil Netto.
If we thought that
dealing an electoral blow to the Umno-led BN would serve as a wake-up
call, we’d better think again. Far from learning
anything from the rebuke, the new cabinet is proof that not one thing
has got in those thick skulls, observes Tingang.