Articles

November 7, 2019

The Global Debate on the World’s Major Divisions Misses the Elephant in the Room

Institut Fur Auslandsbeziehungen

“The world has never been more divided” is a refrain often heard in mainstream commentary, especially as the global consensus around economics and governance is challenged both internally and externally. But what are these divisions? What is causing them? And what must we do to confront them?
January 16, 2020

Climate Change and Intellectual Dishonesty

YaleGlobal

Governments and corporations should move beyond superficial green slogans and prepare for redesign of economic systems, with incentives that prioritize sustainability, resource conservation and social stability over short-term profits.
February 15, 2020

Why do Western environmental crises get more media attention than Asian ones?

South China Morning Post

Australia’s bush fires have dominated global headlines for months, but the forest fires of Borneo and Sumatra affected many more people. This is because the climate change debate hinges on a Western framework that distorts and oversimplifies the problem.
March 3, 2020

Malaysia’s ‘Malay First’ Malaise

The Diplomat

The recent political upheaval, like so many of the country’s woes, stems from the longstanding racialization of politics.