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Revisiting “Ketuanan Melayu”

Revisiting “Ketuanan Melayu”

“PEOPLE have secrets, and sometimes don’t say what they mean,” says Zalfian Fuzi, Instant Café Theatre Company associate director. “But at some point, your hidden meaning and feelings will come out no matter how hard you try to suppress them. It’s inevitable.” Some words, Zalfian adds, are loaded. Although he is referring to the art [...]

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An inconvenient thought

An inconvenient thought

(© Jerome Bei / sxc.hu) IN Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 (not to be mistaken with Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 911), fire fighters are tasked with starting fires, not putting them out. More specifically, fire fighters are agents of the state charged with the burning of books. The destruction of knowledge. Books that would [...]

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