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  • DEFEND DEMOCRACY, SAFEGUARD PEOPLE'S RIGHTS AND WELFARE

    Friday, 20 May 2022

    (Statement of SocDem Asia on the Defend Democracy Working Group conference last 18-20 May 2022 in Bangkok)

    Today, democracy is under the threat of the growing menace of authoritarianism. Eight years since the military coup d’etat that ended civilian rule, Thailand sees a tightening grip of military control, harassment of opposition figures and curtailment of dissent.…

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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 ‘…

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  • 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…

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