Aliran CSI

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

Lies”R”Us: Think before you ‘like’ and ‘share’

Among those who ‘share’ posts on social media, how many bother to check the authenticity of what they are sharing, wonders Mary Chin. When...

Radical approach needed to tackle ‘glocal eco-emergency’

It is not enough to tinker with policies; we need to move beyond the ‘green economy’ that is based on an unsustainable growth-based capitalist...

Get tough with IS global terrorism; stop extremist labelling; promote debate on kafir harbi...

It is obvious that many Muslim scholars and leaders do not share the Pahang mufti's views on kafir harbi;  unfortunately, their views are not...

Denmark on the road towards a pollution-free environment

Malaysia should collaborate with Denmark and intensify our own push towards renewable energy, urges Benedict Lopez. Few countries in the world can compare with...

Penangites’ ultimate korban

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Sacrificed on the altar of development were migrants at their work-site - and Nature itself, writes Mary Chin. Every day is festive in this...

Hudud (Part 1): Is Umno goading Pas?

Why does Umno now appear more receptive to Pas' attempt to push through private members' bills on the hudud? Francis Loh discusses the backdrop....

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...

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...

Rolling back the Umno behemoth

Umno's expansion and its gradual capturing of the entire government machinery was accomplished via increasingly centralisation of both Umno as well as the government...

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