Writing’s on the wall for PH, unless…

Tanjung Piai has sent a message to the ruling coalition that it must buck up or risk ending up as a one-term...

Why we need ‘multicultural citizenship’

If there is no recognition of the equal worth of citizens by the state and if citizens do not treat their fellow...

Devious politicians are sidetracking the reform agenda

The divisive schemes and shenanigans of certain politicians can not only destabilise the country but also delay crucial long-awaited social reforms, writes...

The more things change, the more they appear to be the same…

It was never going to be easy as we are not undergoing systemic change, only regime change. And this came only after...

Enough of ethno-religious talk; focus on easing people’s plight

It is time to look at the other critical issues affecting the bottom 40%, writes Ngu Ik Tien.

500 days of Pakatan: How has it fared?

The PH government must have a real understanding of the needs of people across the country including those in Sabah and Sarawak,...

Push on with reforms to counter divisive politics

Don’t waste the chance to create a truly new Malaysia; quickly implement policies to promote inclusivity and socioeconomic justice, writes Henry Loh.

Meaning of Merdeka in multicultural Malaysia: Reflections from a Cologne playground

Merdeka means freeing ourselves not only from colonialism but also the noxious sentiments preventing us from becoming one community. Azmil Tayeb reflects. 

Controversies and challenges in new Malaysia: A Merdeka reflection

Let’s reflect on how far this country has come and all the work that has to be done to usher in holistic...

The ‘deep state’ and the ‘shallow state’ – A reflection

We must continue to engage the government in its various guises, work with it and implant ideas and agendas that would allow...

In New Malaysia, Pakatan government must prioritise people’s wellbeing

The government must make full use of its remaining years in power to carry out the reforms it promised. The Rakyat are...

Restoring local government polls would empower people in new Malaysia

Much depends on whether civil society can argue convincingly that such elections would promote grassroots democracy, writes Ngu Ik Tien. ...

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