Category: 2008: 2

Save the judiciary now – Part 2 0

Save the judiciary now – Part 2

The Judiciary is still very much in the news in the aftermath of the general election. Mohd Ali presents the concluding part of his call to save the judiciary.

Election 2008: Crossing the rubicon 0

Election 2008: Crossing the rubicon

Can we dare to hope that the era of race-based politics is over with the emergence of voters thinking as Malaysians, wonders Tommy Thomas, in a wide-ranging analysis.

The monkeys strike back 0

The monkeys strike back

Khoo Boo Teik looks back at how the people came together to collectively crack the BN’s supposedly shatter-proof hegemony. Analysing the transformed political landscape, he discusses some of the fresh challenges that lie ahead.

The mainstream media’s election debacle 0

The mainstream media’s election debacle

How did the BN suffer such a huge setback when it controlled the mainstream media? Clearly, it seriously underestimated the reach that the internet made possible, says Wong Kok Keong.

Sungai Siput: The people’s campaign 0

Sungai Siput: The people’s campaign

“He has defeated the lion, he is our dragon” – Sungai Siput voter Probably the most-watched general election battle was the Sungai Siput contest in which underdog Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj sensationally upset the MIC...

Aliran Monthly 28: 2 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 28: 2 editor’s note

This issue is surely a collectors’ item… What a historic watershed general election it was – with stunning results! For the first time since 1969, the ruling coalition was denied its coveted two-thirds’ parliamentary...

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