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DISGRACE

August 2, 2014

DISGRACE

by Tariq Ali (07-31-2014)

http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2014/07/31/tariq-ali/disgrace/

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, denounced the bombing of the UN school in Gaza as ‘outrageous’ and ‘unjustifiable’. 693 more words

Governance

BOOK REVIEW: Shankaran Nambiar's The Malaysian Economy: Rethinking Policies & Purposes

July 30, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: Shankaran Nambiar’s new book, The Malaysian Economy: Rethinking Policies & Purposes 

by Tricia Yeoh@ http://www.thesundaily.com.my

FEW writers and analysts are able to both identify precisely the challenges facing the Malaysian economy as well as communicate these in a manner easy to digest. 784 more words

Governance

Has GDP outgrown its use?

July 7, 2014

Has GDP outgrown its use?

By David Pilling, July 4, 2014@ http://www.ft.com

Governments and the media obsess about it while statisticians endlessly fiddle – but what is the real point of GDP and can it ever be accurately measured? 1,262 more words

Economics

The Myth of the Strong Leader by Archie Brown – Book Review

July 6, 2014

The Myth of the Strong Leader by Archie Brown – review

by Richard Reeves — The Guardian, Thursday 3 July 2014 10.00 BS… 1,390 more words

Politics

Inequality Is Not Inevitable

July 2, 2014

Inequality Is Not Inevitable

By Joseph E. Stiglitz, June 27, 2014 6:16 pm
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/27/inequality-is-not-inevitable/?ref=opinion

AN insidious trend has developed over this past third of a century. 1,660 more words

Governance

Mustapa Mohamed:Malaysia's Productivity grew by 2.3% in 2013

June 26, 2014

Mustapa Mohamed: Malaysia’s Productivity  grew by 2.3% in 2013

Report by BERNAMA dated June 25, 2014

Malaysia registered a productivity growth of 2.3% last year to a productivity level of RM60,437 from RM59,064 in 2012… 364 more words

Economy

Malaysia's Top Economist and Mr.Transformer speaks

June 24, 2014

Malaysia’s Top Economist and Mr. Transformer speaks

I missed this one dated June 20, 2014, posted in Malaysiakini because Dr. Kamsiah and I were away in Taipei. 1,251 more words

Politics