In Good Faith is the very readable and stimulating collection of writings and responses by Zaid Ibrahim, outspoken lawyer and Member of Parliament for Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Besides previously published articles, inside are new essays and interviews released for the first time, such as the 'Department of Bumiputra Affairs'.
The author combines an intellectual's interest in concept, a lawyer's grasp of detail and an abiding support for the layperson's point of view. He argues that while Malaysia celebrates 50 years of independence, more is needed before Malaysians can truly think independently- namely, more transparency and freedom of expression. A passionate patriot, he also argues for a pluralistic Malaysia more in line with the country's Constitution. In doing so, he articulates what many Malaysians believe but dare not say.