Malaysia’s Colonial Forever

A story of Malaysia’s migrant workers.

Imagine that you are poor.

You father was poor, your grandfather was poor, and your family through the generations have always been poor. They were farmers or fishermen, or shepherds: life has never been easy: but through hard work, persistence, prayer, and not a little luck, they’ve survived down to today.

But in recent years, things have changed. Strange forces of industrialization and free…