Dasar tindakan afirmatif Malaysia yang dituju kepada ‘anak-anak buminya’ atau ‘Bumiputra’ bertujuan membasmi ketidak-saksamaan. Namun sebagai akibat, rasuah diperbolehkan dan jurang di antara darjat sosial semakin meluas.
Author Archives: E. H. Imrantski
E. H. Imrantski is a freelance journalist based in Kuala Lumpur. He is a former business reporter, with a soft spot for agriculture. He also writes about cycling and travel, and is an intermittent playwright with one theater production under his belt. To date, he has not won any awards that can be listed in his writers bio.
The Malaise of Malaysian Malays
Malaysia’s affirmative action policy for its “sons of the soil” or Bumiputra was meant to address inequality, but has ended up enabling corruption and widening disparities between social classes.