In a male dominated career, as of February 2019, women represent only 24.3 percent of all national parliamentarians in the world. Let’s bring this issue closer to home and unravel this topic even further.
Increasing insights on cases of police brutality globally showed me, and the world at large, that when power is given to the wrong people with lack of scrutiny, things can get ugly real quick.
Should there be a limit on freedom of speech and freedom of press?
When I was given the opportunity to study abroad, I have to admit that I was oblivious to the concept of cultural appropriation, and I am still learning to this very day. These topics which have been mainly discussed in Western countries over the years became more prevalent this year with the Black Lives Matter movement.
This is the championed phrase that is paraded by advocates on and off social media. The elephant in the room, however, is that it has rarely (if ever) been effective in comforting for those experiencing social isolation - and we know it.
I could never quite understand why people think studying politics is boring. Malaysian politics in 2020 was everything but boring. Or maybe some think politics, like their crush, is out of their leagues.
13 years ago, the small kid of me dreamt of being in Malaysia in 2020 when we would have flying cars, bullet trains, high-rise skyscrapers. It was the target year of Wawasan 2020 (Vision 2020) when Malaysia aimed to be a fully developed nation. But, that target was never achieved, atleast not this year. What happened to Wawasan 2020?
The novel coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China has left economies bleeding and people losing their loved ones in the worst pandemic in over 100 years. The severity of the disease along with how easy it gets transmitted has led the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare COVID-19 as a pandemic on March 12, 2020.
Black Lives Matter didn’t start with George Floyd. It will not end with him. Following his murder on 26 May 2020, the movement began to s...