Rajakumar and his struggle for a just society

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

The forgotten endangered road-user

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...

Is this the end of Suaram?

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

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

UN Malaysian Individual of the Year Award

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...

Years of living precariously in Malaysia

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

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

Japanese citizens’ appeal: Stop the vicious cycle of territorial disputes

Japanese civic movements held a press conference and released a statement on territorial conflicts involving Japan, China, and Korea on 28 September 2012. The...

Aliran Monthly 32: 9 editor’s note

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...

The Phnom Penh Resolution

A regional conference in Phnom Penh has appealed to countries involved in territorial disputes in East Asia to resolve conflicting issues through dialogue and...

High stakes general election

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...

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