Indian Nationalism which disregards rape culture shakes my Liberal self

I was watching the Newsnight interview with Arundhati Roy regarding her views on how nationalism has been a potent force in encouraging the Indian rape culture. The brand of nationalism that is practised in India…

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A culture clash with my mixed race daughter over a dog

This is an incident that happened ten days ago and I am still scouring the streets for a dog which has caused no end of misery in my household. My daughter, Maelo, was followed by…

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Malaysia, a small nation, shows the world how democracy is done

Nationalism, a thirst for democracy and an inspiring sense of unity were the guiding concepts that saw Malaysia, a small nation-state, come together as ferocious Asian Tigers to break the shackles of a political party that dominated…

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Kudos to the Lib Dems for tackling the issue of race head-on

It was obvious to me as a long standing member that there was something wrong with race representation within the party. Quite often it was a painful experience. Whether the reason was outright racism or…

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Let’s talk about Asian Feminism

When I was growing up in Asia feminism was seen as a far away concept associated with White women in the Western world who burned their bras. The secondary role of women in Asian society…

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