Category: 2012: 2

Building bridges, crossing boundaries 0

Building bridges, crossing boundaries

Wong Chin Huat reviews ‘Building bridges, crossing boundaries’, a book edited by Francis Loh that looks at everyday forms of inter-ethnic peace building in Malaysia.

Elections and democracy in Malaysia 2

Elections and democracy in Malaysia

Democracy cannot be restricted to participation in elections once every four to five years or to a group of ‘professional politicians’ acquiring power. Rather, it should be about the conscientisation and empowerment of the...

Fixed dates for elections 1

Fixed dates for elections

Too much time and money is wasted in trying to create a favourable situation to call for an election, complains P Ramakrishnan.

Aliran Monthly 32: 2 editor’s note 6

Aliran Monthly 32: 2 editor’s note

Democracy cannot be restricted to participation in elections every four or five years to a group of ‘professional politicians’ acquiring power. Rather, it should be about the conscientisation and empowerment of the rakyat, says...

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