The struggle must continue… change will come

It is critical that this public sphere is expanded so that there can be debate on alternative ideas and insights about our past, our...

Asylum seekers still face deportation threat

Aliran strongly urges the government to stop deportation of undocumented migrants some of whom could be asylum seekers qualifying for determination of their status...

Liberalisation of misery

Liberalisation of services will make life more difficult for the majority of Malaysians and fuel resentment among the marginalised, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj.  On 22...

Why we need a two-coalition system

The only way to have leaders who are accountable for their actions, to have a fair and just system and good governance is to...

The Pentagon budget: Largest ever and growing

As the resistance in Iraq and Afghanistan has shown, high-tech machines and weapons cannot match the determination of people to control their own future,...

World Human Rights Day message to the Malaysian gov’t

With tongue in cheek, Angeline Loh thanks the BN government for making Malaysians aware of human rights through its rights violations. In this commemoration...

“Lembu punya susu, sapi dapat nama”

(From left) Ishak Haji Mohammed, Dr Burhanuddin Al-Helmy and Ahmad Boestamam The seeds of independence had been sowed long before the existence of Umno,...

Aliran Monthly 29: 9 editor’s note

This special issue features our recent 32nd anniversary fund (and fun!)-raising dinner in Penang attended by close to 700 people. Enjoy the photos by...

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