Research and advocacy of progressive and pragmatic policy ideas.

Safety Nets

Protection against extreme hardship and poverty


In-depth Explorations

Research Safety Nets

The Case for A Fair Work Act, Part 5

Fair management, fair representation, and navigating the path to a Fair Work Act

We conclude the Fair Work Act research series by delving into the final pillars of our proposed Fair Work legislation.

22 December 2021

Research Safety Nets

The Case for A Fair Work Act, Part 4

Ensuring ‘fair contracts’

In this instalment, we delve deeper into Fair Work and explore the meaning of ‘fair contracts’, including the notion of tech consent.

17 November 2021

Research Safety Nets

Global Trends in Gig Worker Policies And Its Lessons

Countries around the world are grappling with how to provide gig workers social protection. We analyse the trends and extract salient lessons for Malaysia.

14 October 2021

Research Safety Nets

Generasi Berhutang, Bahagian 2

Perlukah kesemua peminjam membayar balik hutang mereka? Hal ini dan beberapa cabaran lain mengenai hutang pendidikan.

Masanya sudah tiba untuk kita menerima bahawa tidak semua pinjaman pendidikan dapat dilunaskan. Kami cadangkan pembahagian peminjam mengikut kemampuan serta beberapa dasar yang lain.

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15 September 2021

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Our Positions

Editorial Safety Nets

Hartal Doktor Kontrak And The Government Contract Worker Issue

Code Black and the Hartal Doktor Kontrak campaigns are a powerful illustration of the contract worker problem. Understand the issue here.

24 July 2021

Editorial Safety Nets

Lesen P-Hailing: Adakah Malaysia Memerlukannya?

Rancangan untuk melaksana lesen “p-hailing” adalah supaya penunggang penghantaran dapat diselia. Dapatkah matlamat ini dicapai melalui pelesenan? Kami renungi.

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8 February 2021

Editorial Safety Nets

Bukan Semua Pekerja Gig Sama

Sudah tiba masa untuk pemerincian istilah bagi menambah baik penggubalan dasar.

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18 January 2021

Editorial Safety Nets

The P-Hailing License: A Case Of Over-Regulation?

The government plans to implement a p-hailing license to regulate parcel delivery riders. We ponder the rationale behind it and what it would achieve.

Baca Versi BM
13 January 2021

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Factual Overviews

Cabaran Industri Perikanan Abad Ke-21

Apakah keadaan semasa sektor perikanan laut di Malaysia? Fahami kategori-kategori nelayan dan cabaran-cabaran yang mereka hadapi.

7 February 2020

Isu Pembiayaan Pendidikan Tinggi di Malaysia

Kos pembiayaan pengajian tinggi di Malaysia serta isu beban hutang pendidikan.

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3 December 2019

The Cost of Higher Education in Malaysia

Current issues in higher education financing in Malaysia.

Baca Versi BM
26 November 2019

Healthcare Costs in Malaysia

The costs of accessing private and public healthcare services when you fall sick.

29 October 2019

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