Aliran CSI

Aliran’s Critical Socio-economic Insights are longer articles that provide indepth analyses of specific issues in the context of current trends.

Let’s avert a complete rout of the opposition in GE14

The opposition coalition must face up to fact that Malay support for Pakatan declined between 2008 and 2013 and address the concerns of rural...

History of the labour movement in Malaysia

In a three-part series, Charles Hector looks at the history of the workers' struggle spanning from the struggle for independence, British suppression and the...

Turning middle-age, Aliran forges closer ties with other NGOs, younger activists

Francis Loh reflects on the changing face and role of Aliran after an eventful year for the group. Aliran held its 40th annual...

Government Transformation Programme: Real deal or farce?

Can this government be relied upon to look into the wellbeing of the Rakyat and transform their lives or will it use the GTP...

Sustainable urbanisation: KL, Penang can learn from Stockholm, Curitiba

From the creative artwork on display in Stockholm's metro system to the efficient bus rapid transit in Curitiba, we have much to learn, writes...

Where is Umno’s sense of conscience?

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When a leader is ready to sacrifice the nation and its ideals, his party and its conscience, then the end is a matter of...

Low-hanging fruit: Four easy ways to improve Penang’s bus service

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With a better bus service, we can convert motorists to bus users – and with fewer cars, there will be less congestion...

Centralised federalism in Malaysia: Urgent need to decentralise

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Aliran has made a submission to the Committee for Institutional Reform pointing out the urgent need for greater decentralisation in our heavily centralised federation....

The Mega Infrastructure Project – an Elephant Analogy, with Ants

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To prevent corruption and get the most cost-effective deal, don’t let the elephant dictate and always be aware that what the ants (the people)...

What to do with the refugees? A proposal

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If Malaysians have so far been taught tolerance as the key to peace, now is an opportune time to learn solidarity, writes Mary Chin....

Overdependence? How China is set to change Malaysia’s landscape

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Will the slew of multibillion ringgit infrastructure deals recently signed result in the Malaysian economy becoming overly dependent on China? Anil Netto surveys the...

1MDB black hole widens again as Bandar Malaysia deal unravels

Anil Netto surveys the backdrop to the spectacular unravelling of the Bandar Malaysia deal, a vital component of the 1MDB rescue plan. I was...

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