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  • The centrality of decently-paid jobs

    Tuesday, 16 October 2018

    Keynote speech by Liew Chin Tong
    Economic Roadmap Conference
    22 September 2018 / Penang, Malaysia

    I want to start by offering a vision for how Malaysia’s future should develop:

    Malaysian society’s income distribution will transition from its current ‘triangle’ shape which is large at the bottom, into a more equitable ‘…


  • Reinventing Social Democracy: Keynote Speech by Joel Rocamora

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    I watched the fall of the Berlin Wall on TV in Amsterdam in 1989. I wanted to provoke my companions who were mainly national liberation movement supporters. I said out loud – “That’s it, now we’re all social democrats”. Little did I know that the coming years would bring about not the ascendancy of social democratic parties but their slow seemingly inexorable decline. It is no consolation that…


  • Network for Social Democracy in Asia Activity Highlights 2017

    Friday, 26 January 2018

    View PDF - Network for Social Democracy in Asia Activity Highlights 2017

    2017 has been another fruitful year for the Network of Social Democracy in Asia gathering board representatives of political parties, policy makers, academics and youth and women organizations in the different activities. It has been a year of developing new policies…


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