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Thinking Allowed Online is an avenue for writers including non-Aliran members to express themselves on current issues. The views expressed need not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

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The humanitarian crisis facing the Rohingya refugees has revealed alot about the ugly side of a certain group of Malaysians, observes Melanie Yong. For...

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Accept these refugees, accommodate them and provide them with basic needs: foods, shelter and medical attention as an immediate response, urges Barathi Selvam. “If...

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We have to become sceptical and doubt whatever we are told and have accepted as true, writes Abdul Rashid Hanafi. Unlike animals, humans are...

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That the feelings of the police are so easily hurt by heated remarks is quite amazing, writes Rakyat Jelata. Three police reports were lodged...

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The solution to the plight of the long-suffering stateless Rohingya is plain and simple, writes Francis Loh. There have been several newspaper reports about...

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Preserving the May 13 cemetery in SBLS and reconstructing the history of the May 13 riots could perhaps be a necessary beginning of a...

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Pihak kapitalis industri yang datang tanpa dijemput, menjamah tanah dengan niat menanam wang di landasan Petani dan Pekebun, secara halus merampas hak asasi penduduk,...

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There is consensus among many academicians and educated and enlightened people that our education system has become rotten, writes Tota. In the Pisa international...

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Pihak kapitalis industri yang datang tanpa dijemput, menjamah tanah dengan niat menanam wang di landasan Petani dan Pekebun, secara halus merampas hak asasi penduduk,...

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Tota eavesdrops on the conversations in the coffee-shops in town and shares with us some juicy tales. With many independent institutions destroyed and becoming...
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By any standards the interview was a sham, observes Tota. Many realised what actually had happened. Najib has come under relentless and ruthless criticism...

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Wan Azizah has no need to prove herself a leader because she is already one, moulded and trained through trial and tribulation, writes Angeline...

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Tota recalls his friend's critical comments about the BN manifesto for the Permatang Pauh by-election. I ran into my Malay friend, well-educated, knowledgeable and...

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Can Najib survive the political maelstrom he finds himself in? Tota takes a tongue-in-cheek look at recent developments in the country. The frequency with...

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The current issues related to poor governance in Malaysia today has its roots in a top-down authoritarian feudal culture, observes Ronald Benjamin. The spat...

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The greatest threat to society and religion is not that a certain religious precept is being brought forward, but if it is being imposed...

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If Malaysia is ever going to realise its elusive Vision 2020, public service providers must buck up and heed the many complaints, writes Shannon...

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The government has much more challenging and important work to do than try to muzzle a few journalists just doing their jobs, says John...
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What we want are free and fair elections, debates over important issues, independent media – and a change of government from time to time,...
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Malaysia is in need of good governance rather than regressive ideologies that do not serve the common good of the nation, writes Ronald Benjamin....

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