Tagged: poverty

Divine justice delivered 1

Divine justice delivered

What can a judge do? Stephen Tan Ban Cheng introduces a poignant tale making the rounds of how justice of a divine variety is realised by a human judge.

The elephant in the room 0

The elephant in the room

The underlying thread behind the current economic crisis is the gross maldistribution of world income, asserts Jeyakumar Devaraj.

Poverty, inequality and crocodiles in Sarawak 3

Poverty, inequality and crocodiles in Sarawak

As long as there are huge man-eating crocodiles in rivers to blame, the political and corporate crocodiles of Sarawak will continue feasting – unconscionably – upon the lives of the poor, observes Abang Benet.

Congratulations, Jabu! 2

Congratulations, Jabu!

Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Alfred Jabu admits the state does clear forests to plant oil palm as part of efforts to wipe out poverty. But hang on a sec, says Philip Khoo; what happened...

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