US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

How Southeast Asia can avoid the perils of the West’s fragile democracy

  • Growing economic inequality has weakened centuries-old democracies, giving an opportunity for Trump and other demagogues to rise
  • To avoid the pitfalls the West fell for, Southeast Asia must address the disparity and invest in its people, their health and education

US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
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