Multiculturalism vs Divide-and-rule

Mustafa K Anuar reviews a compelling book for those those concerned about Islam, identity politics, power relations, ethnic relations and democracy in Malaysia. Identity...

A year of institutionalised violence

The State and its machinery must be made accountable for all unjustified violence, says Angeline Loh. There has been an upsurge of violence this year...

The anti-Lynas movement: Are we being unreasonable?

Given all the uncertainties, can we take the risk and make the several thousands of residents of Kuantan the guinea pigs, wonders Jeyakumar Devaraj....

Deepak: ‘Rosmah told me to look for Bala’

Deepak Jaikishan alleges that the PM’s wife rang him at about 6.00pm on the day private investigator P Balasubramaniam made the first statutory declaration,...

Twilight

Umno is like a drowning man clutching at a floating straw to save his life, says Hishamuddin Yahaya. In unusually swaggering speech, the DPM...

2013 – Time for a new government

Even a cursory consideration of the Pakatan performance as administrators of five states will establish that they are fair, reasonable and, most importantly, not...

Malaysia’s 7th PM? (Aliran Monthly 32:11 editor’s note)

Could we see a new government - and a new prime minister - in Putrajaya after the coming general election? Aliran Monthly's latest cover...

Dialogue with a Rohingya refugee

Far away from their homeland, the Rohingyas in Malaysia can only wring their hands in despair over the agonising hardships faced by their families...

Invasion of the El-gee-bee-Tees!

Cecil Rajendra came up with this little poem to warn parents to keep a sharp eye on their children. Invasion of the El-gee-bee-Tees! Parents, Teachers,...

Arrival of New Politics undermines Old Politics (Part 2 of 2)

Umno-BN continues to manipulate ethno-religious issues to delay the emergence of a New Politics that is associated with justice, equality and freedom, and the...

Arrival of New Politics undermines Old Politics (Part 1 of 2)

Umno-BN continues to manipulate ethno-religious issues to delay the emergence of a New Politics that is associated with justice, equality and freedom, and the...

The big, bad Indonesian bogeyman

The prospect of a democratic wave sweeping through Malaysia is simply too terrifying for supporters of the status quo over here – hence the...

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