Audacity to think

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Let Malays be more Malay, says DAP lawmaker

Originally published in The Malaysian Insight. By Looi Sue-Chern. MALAYSIA cannot do away with identity politics, which is shaped by one’s religion, ethnic, culture, language, social class, gender and other aspects of their identity, said DAP lawmaker Steven Sim. The Bukit Mertajam MP said it was the wrong question to ask people whether they identified … Continue reading

Tête-à-tête with YB Chong Eng – 25 August, 7.30pm @ PISA

For those of you who can understand mandarin and are in Penang this weekend, come join me in a tête-à-tête with Chong Eng, Member of Parliament for Bukit Mertajam. Chong and I will talk about our political experience including points from our books. I am quite excited and look forward to the talk – for … Continue reading

My book for President Noynoy Aquino

Recently, I was in the Philippines to attend Akbayan Citizens’ Action Party‘s 5th National Congress. Akbayan is a partner in President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino’s government and together with DAP participate in the regional Network of Social Democracy in Asia as well as Socialist International. President Aquino delivered the keynote address at the congress which was … Continue reading

My book is out!

It’s my first book, and I really want to thank the whole team at my publication house for the huge effort they poured in to make it happen. Check out the book’s webpage at It will be available for purchase in major bookstores by June 2012, but you can already buy it online from … Continue reading