A look at the results of the general election tells us that Malaysia is politically polarised.
Pakatan Harapan won 37% of the popular vote, followed by Perikatan Nasional with 30% and Barisan Nasional with 22%. In fact, Perikatan Nasional (anchored by Pas) managed to win almost the entirety of support deep in the Malay heartland, namely the northern and east coast of the peninsula.
But why are we polarised? What did the progressive bloc do wrong – and what did Pas do right?
BFM talks to Badrul Hisham Ismail, director of programmes at Iman Research
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