The unkindest pay cut of all

Mustafa K. Anuar

The writer says a cut to the ministers’ pay will hopefully compel the ruling politicians to generally be more sensitive to the plight of the ordinary people who are set back by the shrinking ringgit. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 29, 2022.

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar

AMID economic hardships endured by the vulnerable in our society, calls have been made to the federal ministers to take a pay and allowance cut as a symbolic gesture in solidarity with inflation-hit Malaysians.

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  • Taking a pay cut will not solve a problem BUT 1. It will show a true awareness of a problem in society. 2. It is like a . hunger strike which some leaders undertake to voice against injustice in society. 3. We are united in facing a problem. 4. Malaysia is a caring society.

    Posted 1 month ago by Citizen Pencen