Regarding Global City
12 November 2018 • By Badrul Hisham Ismail
Whenever I hear the term global city, I picture a bloodied Al Pacino, machine-gun in hand, staring out the window of his tacky, over-the-top luxurious apartment, into a flying zeppelin displaying a text that says “The World is Yours.” It is a scene from the film Scarface, about a Cuban refugee named Tony Montana (played by Al Pacino), who arrives in the city of Miami in the 1980s.
An Hour with…. Maria Chin Abdullah
5 November 2018 • By IMAN Research
An Hour is The Affair’s Occasional Interview Series with personalities who have influenced policy, and made changes to a national landscape.
Maria Chin Abdullah is a Malaysian Member of Parliament for the Petaling Jaya constituency, under the Pakatan Harapan Government. Prior to becoming a member of parliament, she was part of the founding committee of Bersih, the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections, in 2006.