不被看见及被看见的身体-疫情下的大马非公民群体

Article by Lim Jian Xing. Abstract On Migrant communities during the global pandemic, Italian scholar Sandro Mezzadra in his What Happens to Freedom of Movement During a Pandemic pointed that “Migrants embody in the harshest way the contradictions and tensions surrounding the freedom of movement and its denial today” and “ …

Of interregnum and the formation of Malaysian Subaltern Counterpublics (論「空位期」(interregnum) 及馬來西亞「底層民眾對抗領域」(Subaltern Counterpublics) 的形成)

Article by Zikri Rahman. Abstract: The essay focuses on to denote comparative moments of the Gramscian notion of interregnum within multiple contexts of the democratization process in Malaysia and its speculative Subaltern Counterpublics potentialities. By situating the writing on contemporary Malaysia politics starting from the post-Reformasi 98’ era, it does …

Strong State and Free market: Systematic Abuse on Malaysia’s Foreign Workers (對馬來西亞外籍工人受系統性虐待的概述)

Article by Raymond Jian-Xing Lim (岑建興). Abstract: According to Malaysia Home Ministry statistics until 30 June 2017, there are currently 1,781,598 registered foreign workers mainly from Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and India, which most of them are working in manufacturing, services, construction, and agriculture industries. These statistics show that Malaysia is highly …