Electricity and its Discontents

 ‘The price of monopoly is upon every occasion the highest which can be got…The one upon every occasion the highest which can be squeezed out of the buyers, or which, it is supposed, they will consent to give…” Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776)  Tenaga Nasional Berhad or TNB, once called National Electricity Board (NEB)Continue reading “Electricity and its Discontents”

Finding fairness

Measured by gini index, Malaysia is now Asia’s most unequal society ( more than even famously unfair countries like India and China).  The latest model BMWs you spotted in BSC, non-halal 12-course dinners and the lavish lifestyles of denizens of Damansara are an alien world apart from the majority of citizens in the Klang ValleyContinue reading “Finding fairness”