28 May '11, 5am

Why I stay, but why my children should not (TMI)

Ekompute The Malaysian Insider May 27, 2011 MAY 27 — When the New Economic Policy was first launched in 1971, I really thought that it would only be for 20 years, just as what the government had said. But anyway, who can argue against the NEP when its two-prong objectives are to: 1. eradicate poverty, irrespective of race; 2. restructure society so as to eliminate the identification of ethnicity with economic function. However, as Yogi Berra says, “In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.” If the two objectives had been pursued honestly and diligently, I think no one will object to the NEP, even if it runs perpetually. However, the NEP has been turned into a political tool and interpreted to serve only those in power, such that even after double the time frame since its inception, the ordinary Malays are said to be still poo...

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