Category: 2009:10

Special education: Changing our attitudes 0

Special education: Changing our attitudes

Khor Ai-Na, Akemi Utsumi and Terri Faust take a peek inside an institution for people with disabilities and learning problems and call for a change of attitude towards special education.

1Malaysia: A deconstruction of Najib’s myth 1

1Malaysia: A deconstruction of Najib’s myth

Is there space for diversity that celebrates creativity and innovation in arts and cultures, for honest debates on issues concerning everyday lives, and the openness of space for democracy in Najib’s 1Malaysia, wonders CY.

MPs and rakyat: Who needs whom? 0

MPs and rakyat: Who needs whom?

In Malaysia, politicians are rarely held accountable for their misdeeds and those guilty rarely resign, observes our Thinking Allowed correspondent. The absence of shame among them is mind-boggling.

Pagar makan padi? 0

Pagar makan padi?

Much heated debate – including the memorable exchanges between Nazri and Mahathir – surrounded the Biro Tata Negara controversy. If Umno is not racist, why does it maintain an indoctrination agency like the BTN,...

Climate of tragedy 0

Climate of tragedy

While natural disasters are occurring almost simultaneously around the world and nations need to come together to save our planet, Malaysia remains on the sidelines refusing to recognise the looming catastrophe, observes Angeline Loh.

Regretful bigotry and intolerance 0

Regretful bigotry and intolerance

The majority of Malays are accommodating, tolerant, and peace-loving; they do not* subscribe to the intolerance propagated by unruly elements in our midst wrecking our unity, observes P Ramakrishnan.

Aliran Monthly 29:10 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 29:10 editor’s note

Much heated debate – including the memorable exchanges between Nazri and Mahathir – surrounded the Biro Tata Negara controversy. If Umno is not racist, why does it maintain an indoctrination agency like the BTN,...

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