Umno, how much did you spend to bring your crowd?

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Compare the attendance at Umno's 66th anniversary celebration at Bukit Jalil Stadium on 11 May to the Bersih 3.0 turnout. There is simply no...

Eastern butts, western demo?

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Mustafa K Anuar argues that civilised and uncivilised behaviour defies labelling western or eastern; in fact such behaviour whether positive or negative cuts across...

Worker and trade union rights in BN-ruled Malaysia (Part 1)

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In the first of a two-part article, Charles Hector examines how a pro-business government has led to a steady weakening of workers’ rights and...

The Good Guy with the Goodies

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'Inspired' by Najib's spree of handouts, People Watch was prompted to write this little poem. ‘PM: Don’t idolise the bad guys’ (The Star, 12...

The rise of valiant women

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At a time when some of us might bemoan and feel helpless in the face of an oppressive political culture, Dave Anthony says we...

Irshad Manji. What is in her books? Is our faith so fragile?

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As Manji rightly says, God’s post is already filled and there is no vacancy. So let’s stop playing God, reiterates Sarajun Hoda Abdul Hassan....

Thinking Allowed: ‘WWW’ car number plates

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In the rest of the world, ‘WWW’ stands for 'World Wide Web' but in Bolehland, it stands for 'Wealth Without Work', writes Sickos. It...

1Malaysia – Continued fragmentation

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K Haridas looks at Najib’s ‘1Malaysia’ slogan and wonders how different it is from Mahathir’s ‘Wawasan 2020’ and Badawi’s ‘Islam hadhari’ buzz-words. Can we...

Thinking Allowed: The journey of a diamond ring

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Inspired by fashion accessories that stirred a storm, Dangerous Journey put pen to paper and rustled up three short poems. A RM72 million diamond...

Concerned scholars call for fair elections

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A group of 20 Malaysian scholars have called for a level playing field in the coming general election to ensure the result carries greater...

Aliran Monthly 32: 5 editor’s note

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In our cover story, Mustafa K Anuar argues that civilised and uncivilised behaviour defies labelling western or eastern; in fact such behaviour whether positive...

Examining ‘middlepowermanship’ in Malaysian foreign policy

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Benny Teh reviews a book by Johan Saravanamuttu that takes a look at the various phases in the first 50 years of Malaysian foreign...

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