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PLATO supposedly said, “There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.” Instead of a New Year’s resolution, I have decided to analyse every time I recently was brought to anger and whether I can help in any particular situation.
THE State of Households 2018: Different Realities recently published by Khazanah Research Institute provided a comprehensive data-backed outlook to realities in Malaysia. While overall inequality in Malaysia appears to be decreasing, the perception that “the rich gets richer while the poor gets poorer” cannot be shaken off.
IN her book, If the Oceans Were Ink, Carla Power recalled the time when she informed a close friend that she, a secular Jew, would be studying the Quran with Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi, a scholar with the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. The friend requested that Power “ask him why Muslim men treat women so badly”.