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...

The more things remain the same, the more things change?

The nagging question is whether at a more fundamental level we are ready for - or can bring about - genuine change to the...

1MDB and a ray of hope

As we enter the second half of the year, the allegations of corruption concerning the government owned 1MDB are beyond belief, writes Chris Chong....

A Raya to remember: Seeds of hope sprout

As we keep our Muslim sisters and brothers in our thoughts during the Hari Raya season, let us continue to work towards bridging all...

1MDB, Min, electoral reforms, GE14 prospects, and more

It has been a busy time for civil society groups, including Aliran, with a host of developments competing for attention. Francis Loh rounds up...
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A real alternative: Jeremy Corbyn’s strong showing has lessons for Pakatan

If Malaysia's opposition parties want to reach Putrajaya, they must put forward to voters a real alternative platform of policy change that captures the...

Confronting prejudices and questionable practices

Ngu Ik Tien reviews recent writings about common prejudice towards migrant workers, suspicious new voters and affirmation action policies.This week Mary Chin relected...
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Caring for our children?

It is clear that we, including politicians and religious leaders - especially Islamic leaders in this case - must push back against this climate...

Resah dan marah RUU355

Agama tidak sepatutnya dijadikan mainan politik untuk kepentingan ahli politik dan parti masing-masing, tulis Mustafa K Anuar.Tak disangkal lagi, pembentangan rang undang-undang persendirian...

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