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Corruption, our national shame 0

Corruption, our national shame

What is more chilling is the nonchalant attitude adopted by the Prime Minister in dealing with the allegations and revelations, observes Rustam Sani.

The demerits of privatisation 0

The demerits of privatisation

Imagine if all the toll collection over the years had gone to the Treasury, how many poor people could have been saved from poverty. It is high time that all the highways are renationalised and...

Race and Vision 2020 0

Race and Vision 2020

There is enough evidence to show how language, race, religion and colour are exploited to divide human beings, points out K Haridas.

The Security Guard 0

The Security Guard

Imagine being paid RM1 per hour and yet being expected to lay down your life in the line of duty. J John  writes about the plight of underpaid security guards who have to work...

Invalidity pensions denied 0

Invalidity pensions denied

How can Socso overrule government medical reports and deny statutory board retirees their invalidity pensions, asks A J Patrick.

WANTED: People-centred Asean Charter 0

WANTED: People-centred Asean Charter

Human rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration should form the overarching basis of the Charter, a string of Malaysian civil society groups have asserted in a statement of key concerns.

Feedback on proposed Asean charter 0

Feedback on proposed Asean charter

Aliran, responding to a request for feedback by the Malaysian Foreign Ministry, has asserted that the proposed Asean Charter should promote social justice and people-centred development, uphold internationally recognised human rights standards, and protect...

Health care for ALL, not just the rich 0

Health care for ALL, not just the rich

Toh Kin Woon traces the history of the health system in Malaysia, and notes with concern  the current mismatch of resources between the public and private health care system. It is a situation that...

Anwar: “We must encourage open debate” 0

Anwar: “We must encourage open debate”

In this interview, Aliran Monthly gets Anwar Ibrahim to speak frankly about Islam and the judiciary, including the state of inter-ethnic and inter-religious relations in the light of recent conversion cases and the aborted...

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