Leaders must not mudah lupa the people who put them in power in the first place lest they themselves be forgotten in the long run, writes Mustafa K Anuar.
The G20 and its global economic agenda are an affront and a threat to people’s rights and welfare, says the People’s Action on the G20-Philippines grouping.
Democracy only works when people claim it as their own, asserts P Ramakrishnan.
My boss is the Rakyat of Penang Island, not the State Government, says Penang Island Municipal Councillor Lim Kah Cheng in response to Chinese newspaper reports that criticised her.
The tragedy of a large number of Muslim countries is that the common people have no say in governance. The time has come for the supremacy of the people to be recognised, writes Asghar Ali Engineer.
We’ve seen it all these years, but that doesn’t mean that it’s kosher just because it has been done all this while, writes Mustafa K Anuar, referring to the ‘goodies’ dished out prior to elections.
Jeyakumar Devaraj explains why he can’t support Najib’s Budget. While the PM’s slogan that the people should come first sounds good, it is not going to happen under an economic strategy that puts the interests of corporations in the forefront.
Anil Netto looks at the Pakatan Rakyat economic orientation and questions whether its pro-business policies are compatible with pro-people sustainable development.
We reproduce a series of public statements from prominent personalities, mostly urging the BN team to go back to the Perak people and let them resolve the constitutional crisis at the ballot box once and for all.
The Court of Appeal’s ruling as to who the legitimate Menteri Besar is has not in any way resolved the political crisis that the state of Perak has been embroiled in. That is the first point.