March 04, 2020
Malaysia’s ‘Malay First’ Malaise
By Chandran Nair
The recent political upheaval, like so many of the country’s woes, stems from the longstanding racialization of politics.
August 22, 2019
School Curriculum Changes Ramp up Racial Tensions in Malaysia
By Marcus Tantau
Outrage erupts from Malaysia’s minorities as the government tries to add Arabic calligraphy to the primary school curriculum.
August 14, 2019
Can New Malaysia Move Beyond Old Race Divides?
By Preeti Jha
A key government adviser has renewed calls for an end to race-based affirmative action that favors the Malay majority.