Category: 2010: 4

Zunar, the multifaceted cartoonist 1

Zunar, the multifaceted cartoonist

The struggle for democratic space is also visible in the arts. Soon Chuan Yean interviews cartoonist extraordinaire Zunar, who hopes to generate more young artists who can shape history through their cartoons.

Penang’s red letter day for democracy 0

Penang’s red letter day for democracy

The little ceremonial institution of our very own Speakers’ Square is the first step of a long journey on the road to democracy and respect for human rights, says Angeline Loh.

Joy rides on the house 0

Joy rides on the house

Our Thinking Allowed column looks at ‘lawatan sambil belajar‘, political frogs, buy-elections and 1Malaysia. Enjoy! 

The battle for Thailand 0

The battle for Thailand

Thailand is still stunned by the military assault on the Red Shirt encampment in the tourist centre of the capital city of Bangkok on 19 May. Walden Bello points out that there was a...

“You help me, I help you” 0

“You help me, I help you”

The Election Commission and MACC should take action against Najib Razak for his blatant attempt at vote-buying on the Sibu by-election eve. The position is compounded by the seriousness of the offence committed by...

Aliran Monthly editor’s note 30: 4 0

Aliran Monthly editor’s note 30: 4

Bring back local council elections! That’s the theme of Tan Pek Leng’s cover story exploring the quest to reclaim our democracy. If the Local Government Act stands in the way, then it must go,...

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