It's a betrayal of trust, says Kamal Salih.
Knowledge must be used for good, says 81-year-old former government adviser who started his doctoral studies in 2008.
Ramon Navaratnam says the policy could be a good replacement for the NEP but that better monitoring is needed to prevent abuse.
Setiawangsa MP Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad says race-based policies have been benefiting the Malay middle class and not the poor as intended.
The government's chief adviser says the B40 must be given priority irrespective of race.
Ramon Navaratnam calls for the formalisation of the policy through an act of Parliament.
The PKR president says he will 'continue and accelerate' PH's New Economic Policy based on needs when he takes over as prime minister.
Young turks pushing for the New Economic Policy may have been influenced by an Indian.
After the May 13 riots, Abdul Razak Hussein set up a core group which included non-Malays to work out the New Economic Policy which has succeeded in some aspects and failed miserably in others.
PKR president says dismantling the 'affirmative action' programme does not mean that the poor will be neglected.
Instead of projects that put 'profits before people', Malaysians should focus on issues that benefit the population such as climate change, protecting the environment, and caring for indigenous peoples and marginalised communities.
Reform of the education system, not just single reform measures, is urgently needed.
We talk about hard work, trustworthiness and knowledge but reward laziness, incompetence and dishonesty.
Institute for Development Studies Sabah chairman Simon Sipaun says the policy has become a divisive factor defeating the objectives of the NEP.
Research outfit says affirmative action has led to dissension and discord, although the NEP was meant to build and unite a nation.
A critical examination will show that the 'Malaysian agenda' which has been portrayed as inclusive is actually the 'non-Malay agenda'.
Azizuddin Mohd Sani says Pakatan Harapan must come up with clearer policies for the Malays to gain their support.
Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman says there are still more rich Chinese than rich Malays in the country.
Martin Ravallion says data transparency in Malaysia is 'well below' the standards expected of a developed country.
Our initial goal of becoming a developed nation by 2020 looks distant and unattainable.
All Malaysians should be able to reclaim their inalienable rights and understand the transient nature of affirmative action.
The New Malay must not simply be another version of the Old Malay – he needs to inculcate values such as the four K's: keterbukaan, kesederhanaan, keihsanan, and keberusahawanan.
The Malay Economic Action Council says the 30% equity for Bumiputeras does not represent the actual situation on the ground.
The “Melayu Bangkit” rally would have been more useful if the organisers had galvanised the Malays to make full use of government initiatives to help uplift the Bumiputeras.