2011 Web Specials

2011 Web Specials

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The prospect of a democratic wave sweeping through Malaysia is simply too terrifying for supporters of the status quo over here – hence the...

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Half a century after independence, Malaysians remain clueless as to who and what they are, and remain as distant as ever from that once...

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Rebecca Solnit describes how the death of a Tunisian vegetable seller became the catalyst for the fall of so many dictators in what is...

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A six-person team from Aliran submitted its concerns on the electoral system to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform yesterday in Penang. Aliran...

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Doubts over Prime Minister Najib's commitment to democratic reform have intensified with this week's passing of the "ironically" named Peaceful Assembly Bill, writes Anil...

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The young people protesting in Wall Street and beyond reject the present vain economic order. They have come to reclaim the future, reports David...

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Penang Forum, a coalition of 14 Penang-based NGOs, had a closed-door meeting with Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday to discuss pressing issues affecting...

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Farish A Noor longs to see the day when the political and ideological boundaries between Malaysia and Indonesia will be overcome by a higher...

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The "impartiality" of NGOs in Penang, raised in an article in an Umno-linked newspaper that questioned why they have remained silent on many issues,...

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There are no safeguards for undocumented migrant and asylum seekers in Malaysia: they're open to arrest and detention in immigration detention centres, says Angeline...

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Farish A Noor advises the scholars who claimed that British Malaya was never truly a colonial construct to take a trip to the library....

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The federal government "misled" the public when the Performance, Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu) stated it had footed a subsidy bill of RM74bn in...

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Bersih 2.0 sudah berkembang dan menjelma menjadi idea dan hasrat sebilangan besar rakyat yang menginginkan kebersihan dalam sistem politik tanah air, ujar Mustafa K...

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Unchecked, the current economic order could lead to a global ecological, food or climatic disaster. "This is not the world that I wish to...

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Sembang-sembang recalls a memorable day-trip to KL on 9 July 2011 and describes what he saw and heard. I had to make that trip. Najib...

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Surely, it’s not dirty thinking on the part of concerned Malaysians to crave for a Bersih Malaysia, muses Mustafa K Anuar. We’ve heard it...

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"It is definitely not on for Australia to outsource their refugee problem to Malaysia - and for Malaysia to agree to it", the Socialist...

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It is sad that after five decades of nationhood, our politics and policies are still heavily based on ethnic identity. Lim How Pim speaks...

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To mark World Refugees Day on 20 June, we are carrying a three-part story by Antonio Graceffo on the difficult and perilous plight of...

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To mark World Refugees Day on 20 June, we carry a three-part story by Antonio Graceffo on the difficult and perilous plight of Shan...

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