Recently, Dr Lee Hwok-Aun, a senior fellow with the Malaysian studies programme at the Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute, wrote: “Pakatan Harapan routinely disavows race-based policies, offering instead the notion of need-based policies. This commitment to need-based assistance has constructively focused attention on low-income households, but its prescription for ‘replacing’ race-based programs is fundamentally flawed.”
This is pretty much an extension of what Hwok-Aun has been writing for years now.
The question is, why is it fundamentally flawed? Hwok-Aun joins BFM to share his insights.
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