Umno-BN continues to manipulate ethno-religious issues to delay the emergence of a New Politics that is associated with justice, equality and freedom, and the push towards a more democratic two-party system, writes Francis Loh.
Perpaduan nasional adalah sebuah proses, dimana nilai-nilai yang utuh dan cita-cita yang universal dijadikan asas identiti Malaysia yang kita semua boleh banggakan, ujar Nor Arlene Tan.
Only when the racist monster within us is destroyed will we be free to live in peace, justice and happiness in a truly united nation, writes Malaysian Legacy.
If various facets of Malaysian life are continuously being coloured by ethnic considerations, then we will invariably witness uneasy incidents like what happened at a fast food outlet recently, writes Mustafa K Anuar.
Behind the Valentine’s Day controversy, a battle is raging for the soul of the nation, observes Casanova. Arrayed on one side are the forces of realpolitik propagating their narrow ideologies of ethnicity and religion. On the other side are young artists, social workers, academicians and people of concern who are resisting such ideologies.
If our politicians’ goal is to ensure justice for all, then they must use power to ensure that this objective is met in the interests of all Malaysians irrespective of ethnicity, writes K Haridas.