Category: 2009: 1

Some thoughts on the Assembly 0

Some thoughts on the Assembly

We have lessons to learn from Latin America, a continent where political and economic ferment has been brewing. Francis Loh reports on a unique assembly of progressive intellectuals and artists in Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela.

Malaysia: A lost democracy? (Part 2) 0

Malaysia: A lost democracy? (Part 2)

Is Malaysia really lost and broken? People of goodwill must continue to strive to bring about change: we can rebuild the country into a land where we do  not live in fear, but in...

Our broken democracy 0

Our broken democracy

Andrew Aeria looks at the state of our democracy one year after 8 March 2008. What he uncovers is not a pretty picture – much of the abuse of power and nonsense still remains....

Political roguery runs riot in Perak 0

Political roguery runs riot in Perak

Martin Jalleh describes how political roguery has run riot in Perak. Umno’s backroom politics engineered a backdoor takeover of the state from under the rakyat’s noses, providing Najib with the perfect background to lead...

Aliran Monthly 29: 1 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 29: 1 editor’s note

In our cover story, Andrew Aeria looks at the state of our democracy one year after 8 March 2008. What he uncovers is not a pretty picture – much of the abuse of power...

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