Our masters have not heard the people's voice for generations and it is much, much louder than they care to remember."
- Alan Moore (V for Vendetta)
At the recent homophobic and Anwar Ibrahim-bashing Himpunan Barisan 1Malaysia, the nebulous "social contract" was dusted off and like a real document (which it is most certainly not), used to plead the Umno case.
University Sains Malaysia associate professor P Sivamurugan (
that "this social contract must be strengthened for greater improvement," and to add to his rather disingenuous diatribe linking criticisms of the so-called social contract to a misunderstanding of the constitution, he weaseled in "it is up to majority who do (understand), to defend the constitution"...
For the rest of this story and more, subscribe for only RM150 a year. If you're already a subscriber, please sign in.
Sign in Subscribe now