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...

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...
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