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Feb2021

Prof Malik Badri - The loss of an intellectual icon

Prof Malik Badri - The loss of an intellectual icon

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times February 24, 2021 An African proverb says: "When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground." This is a testimony as to the importance of the knowledge and wisdom that one possesses through life long...

15
Feb2021

It's karma for Suu Kyi

It's karma for Suu Kyi

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times February 15, 2021 ON Feb 1, an unexpected coup was launched in Myanmar, taking the world by surprise. Some, however, were less so because of their belief in the force of karma. In fact, they argued that...

08
Feb2021

'Fitting in' approach to education should not be the way

'Fitting in' approach to education should not be the way

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times February 8, 2021 To say that schooling is thrown into chaos during the pandemic is an understatement. Reportedly some 1.6 billion students are affected, according to the World Economic Forum, and many of them "may never return"....

04
Feb2021

U.S. domestic 'extremists' or 'terrorists'?

U.S. domestic 'extremists' or 'terrorists'?

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times  February 3, 2021 With the impeachment gathering momentum, Donald Trump is back in the limelight. This time with the shocking details of the said Capitol "insurrection" that the former POTUS allegedly incited as a domestic terror, according...

02
Feb2021

Fragility of U.S. democracy

Fragility of U.S. democracy

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times January 27, 2021 OVER the many decades, we have witnessed, after being repeatedly told, that the world would be a "better" place without despots, autocrats and tyrants on the world stage, especially so for leaders who allegedly...