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ThinkLeft #8 - What Role Did Leftists Play in Our Fight For Independence?

Choo Chon Kai, Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM)

01-Sep-22 15:00

ThinkLeft #8 - What Role Did Leftists Play in Our Fight For Independence?

There was a strong leftist movement in Malaysia pre-independence. In fact, leftist parties were integral in the fight against the British and gaining independence. On this episode, we explore what role leftist parties played in the 40s and 50s and how and why they eventually got squashed. What lessons can we learn from the past?

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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Categories:  politicsgovernmentLaw/ActivismHistory/Heritageculture

Tags:  politicsmalaysian politicsleft-wingsocialismmerdekaindependencehartalThinkLeft





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