I was taken by Datuk Zaid Ibrahim's illuminating speech at the Lawasia Conference. Datuk Zaid, who resigned from his post as the de facto Law Minister in protest against the use of the Internal Security Act on several people, had also recently given up his post as a senator.
He said that the racialist social contract which emphasizes Malay supremacy was the creation of the 1980's UMNO ideologues:
On nation building, he has this to say:
On the Malays: