As ‘quirky’ polls loom, brace yourself for Umno-BN media’s silly awful offerings

What we are wishing for is ‘a normal democracy’ - characterised by free and fair elections (minus the pengundi hantu) and intelligent debates, maybe...

Why we shouldn’t spoil our votes in this crucial general election

We must not fall into such despair, writes Chris Chong. Change will come - but it can only come if we take the first...

Ruling a divided Malaysia

Hadi's proposal of an all-Muslim-Malay cabinet is a blatant and dangerous denial of the fact that Malaysia is founded on diverse ethnic communities, cultures...

2017 a year of rising living costs, unfulfilled aspirations

It is quite clear there is little to be happy about regarding the socio-economic and political direction of the country, writes Henry Loh. As...

Countering youth apathy, saying ‘no more’ to minority-bashing

Surely to `berdakwah’ is to spread the good word about Islam and Muslims and not hit out at innocent groups and individuals, writes Rom...

What went wrong in Zimbabwe; Narrow parliamentary vote jolts BN

It was a dramatic week on the foreign and local fronts. Chris Chong surveys our analyses behind the news. Recently, we all read the...

Despite turbulent times, focus on the struggle for change

After a breathless ride through October that left us wondering what's next, Prema Devaraj urges us to continue to support efforts which will bring...

Religious extremism and bigotry in our midst

We need a big swimming pool, maybe a deep dam, not a launderette, to cleanse all the dirt in our midst, writes Francis Loh....

Segregation, moral policing, intolerance reach absurd levels

Henry Loh describes a disturbing trend not even a month after Prime Minister Najib Razak told US President Donald Trump to support moderate progressive...

As Najib sways between China and US, many Malaysians seek real change

The emergence of a two party system is key: any ruling government will then be kept on its toes as it will realise it...

Mahathir’s forum disruption: Hurting democracy and justice

Violent behaviour at public forums harms democracy, which should provide public space for civilised dialogue, discussion and debate, writes Mustafa K Anuar. If there’s one...

The night when time stood still…

The indecent haste to pass a bill that further erodes the already limited rights of Poca detainees raises questions about the intentions of the...

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