How Merdeka are we?

Spirit of 1957: The most significant thing to note this Merdeka is that Malaysians are coming together once again to recognise that we can no longer simply plod along under a system that oppresses us.

Although I think of September 16 as more of a ‘national day’ than August 31, the latter is still a noteworthy date because it is the day Malaya became independent of the British.

These days however, I find myself wondering just how independent we really are.

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