Is political financing suppressing fresh talent?

Prof Edmund Terence Gomez, professor of political economy at the University of Malaya, said in a recent Undi Sarawak webinar that political financing is preventing young blood from advancing through the ranks in political parties. BFM discusses with him to find out more.

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loyal malaysian
loyal malaysian
6 Dec 2020 3.47pm

I did not catch Prof. Edmund’s conclusion.
However, if we are to look at the political parties in Malaysia, I will venture to say there is a dire lack of fresh talent.
Yes, it may not be a valid argument but is not that evil old ex-dictator still calling the shots in one party?
So is political financing a reason for the situation?
I will venture to say so – yes!!

Gursharan Singh
Gursharan Singh
6 Dec 2020 10.42am

Politics in most if not all may be a perceived to be a business which require initial capital and if successfull can provide high financial returns to own self and families and friends or others who may be willing to pay to those in power.
Bless all