Category: 2008:11

The ‘March 8′ combo? 0

The ‘March 8′ combo?

Lim Hong Hai reviews a new book on the watershed general election: ‘March 8: Eclipsing May 13’, a thought-provoking collection of essays by Ooi Kee Beng, Johan Saravanamuttu and Lee Hock Guan.

Malaysia – A lost democracy? 0

Malaysia – A lost democracy?

We have failed miserably in dealing with complex issues of society by resorting to a political culture of promoting fear and division amongst the people, says Zaid Ibrahim.

Indian Malaysians deserting Pakatan? 0

Indian Malaysians deserting Pakatan?

Malaysians have indeed awakened. Indian Malaysians, for instance, voted in droves for the opposition in the last general election. It is time to tackle the root causes of their discontentment, says P Sivakumar. 

Rays of hope 0

Rays of hope

While political issues grab our attention, but Kam U Tee says the economic turmoil offers an opportunity to develop a multi-pronged energy strategy, which would include renewable energy.

The carnage in Gaza 0

The carnage in Gaza

The quest for an independent Palestinian state must not be derailed by Israel and the US.  History must record that the world has responded to the Palestinians in their life-time struggle to establish their...

Aliran Monthly 28:11 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 28:11 editor’s note

In our cover story, Anil Netto looks at life after the Kuala Terengganu by-election for the BN. The ruling coalition knows what it needs to do to survive; it has to push through major...

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