UN Malaysian Individual of the Year Award

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A special tribute from the United Nations to Khoo Khay Jin (1948-2011), a committed social scientist, thinker and public intellectual. Khoo Khay Jin was...

Farewell, Brother Charles

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Today, St Xavier's Institution celebrates the 160th anniversary of the La Salle Brothers' landing in Penang in 1852 to take over this mission school....

The forgotten endangered road-user

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No priority is given to those who have chosen the most eco-friendly, non-polluting and healthy means of travel, laments Angeline Loh. An elderly lady...

Relevance of Gandhiji’s teachings to contemporary society

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The magic of Gandhi is that his actions and ideas on how to fight injustice or spearhead change are universal and still relevant today,...

Is this the end of Suaram?

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It is only the beginning of the struggle, says Tommy Thomas. There are many battles to engage in. I extend sympathy and best wishes...

Be a good journalist or don’t be one at all

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Journalists have great power, and with that, comes great responsibility. So they should really be good journalists, or not join the profession at all,...

Rajakumar and his struggle for a just society

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Rajakumar was a force for keeping activists focused on their points of ideological convergence. Garry Rodan reviews a book written by Tan Pek Leng....

Years of living precariously in Malaysia

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Mustafa K Anuar comes up with a tongue-in-cheek take of some of the weird things happening in the country. Malaysians are living in the...

Time for change

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It is janji tidak ditepati - think of the rampant corruption, rotten education standards and faltering national unity. And so, it is our duty...

High stakes general election

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Penangites flocked to listen to Bersih 2.0 co-chair Ambiga Sreenevasan speak on the crucial issues that surround the coming general election. Anil Netto has...

Aliran Monthly 32: 9 editor’s note

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Ambiga Sreenevasan turned up in Penang to deliver a long-awaited message at a forum organised by Aliran: free and fair elections are important because...

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