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...

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...

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,...

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...

Relevance of Gandhiji’s teachings to contemporary society

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

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...

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 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...

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...

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