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The early Indian Malaysian working class’ plight – severe financial difficulties, intense suffering in silence, sad tear-filled eyes – was deliberately ignored by heartless employers. Letchmanan Naidu reviews a book by Janakey Raman Manickam.

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In the Jerit “Cycle for Change” campaign, Rani Rasiah describes how a group of young Malaysians stunningly overcame the odds to highlight the concerns of the working class and marginalised groups. Among the cyclists’ demands were calls for the abolition of oppressive laws and for better protection of workers including a minimum wage.