History taught in schools should be a people’s history that gives adequate recognition to a broad spectrum of social movements and which is people-centred, not elite-focused, says Andrew Aeria.
At the very least Malaysians expect the PM to categorically denounce extremist expressions, writes Mustafa K Anuar.
The People’s Green Coalition submitted a memorandum to the IAEA panel investigation on the “public nuisance” of the LAMP project in Gebeng Industrial Estate, Pahang.
Does it not seem unconscionable that ore containing radioactive material should be shipped 4000km from Australia to Malaysia for the monetary gain of Lynas while the people of Kuantan are left to face the long-term effects of the waste, asks Vincent Jiam.
The Singapore general election was a watershed poll in many ways. Dr Terence Chong provides a snapshot view of some of the highlights of the campaign and notable results.
The outcome of the Singapore General Election suggests that many Singaporeans want a more inclusive set of indices to monitor distribution of wealth, observes K Kesavapany.
In Singapore, a newly energised opposition and a newly empowered electorate, two little Davids, have brought Goliath to his knees, writes Catherine Lim.
The revolutionary democrats of the Arab world have an opportunity to bring about the next stage in the global democratic revolution, observes Walden Bello.
In the Australia-Malaysia refugees-for-asylum seekers swap deal recently inked, vulnerable displaced eople are being treated like commodities that can be bartered, writes Angeline Loh.
2Khoo looks at the big debate about migration and the brain drain. We suffer the worst of both worlds: at the low end, we have plenty of low-skilled workers despite official policy to reduce the number; and at the high end, we are unable to retain our own highly qualified people nor attract those from foreign sources.