Precarious coalitional politics and why we need a shadow cabinet

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It is high time we hold our elected representatives accountable to the people who voted for them, Azmil Tayeb writes. By now, most of us...

Gabungan berpecah-belah: Adakah Perikatan Nasional akan rebah?

Katarsis politik semasa barangkali sebuah proses penyucian yang diperlukan bagi mengusir unsur-unsur politik lama di dalam sistem, tulis Johan Saravanamuttu. Cuba kita fahami betapa lemah...

Coalitions in chaos: Will Perikatan Nasional fall?

The present political catharsis may be a necessary process of political cleansing much needed for removing elements of the old politics from the system,...

Bolehkah anak muda mendominasi politik Malaysia pada 2021?

Pergerakan anak muda barangkali boleh menjadi atma jiwa dalam mengubati kelelahan politik yang menyelubungi negara kita, tulis Khoo Ying Hooi. Kita akan memasuki tahun 2021...

Can youth dominate Malaysian politics in 2021? 

Youth movements may be just the elixir to treat the political fatigue that has enveloped the country, Khoo Ying Hooi writes.  We will enter 2021...

Principles do not change in a pandemic

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In these tough times of a trust and integrity deficit, principles of accountability, inclusion, justice and equality must continue to guide us, writes Prema...

Malaysia’s ‘Winter of Discontent’?

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This was the year we were supposed to become a 'developed' country with a 'mature' democracy, but as Rom Nain writes, the reality could...

Corruption, fragmentation and the collapse of Umno-BN … Whither Vision 2020?

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We might have entered into a period of transition and uncertainty that could last about a decade, Francis Loh writes in the second of...

Intrigue and instability, backstabbing and leapfrogging, attempted emergency

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In the first of a two-part series, Francis Loh explores how New Politics in Malaysia has fared in 2020. Special thanks to the Yang...

Dari ‘katak-katak’ snollygoster… ke tiga perdana menteri dalam satu tahun?

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Barangkali, lebih-lebih lagi kini, kita perlukan undang-undang ‘anti lompat’ diluluskan segera, tulisan Henry Loh. Pada 26 September, rakyat Sabah keluar mengundi. Pilihan raya negeri mengejut...

Berkongsi gula-gula: Dah memang masanya untuk ubah sistem pilihan raya

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Di bawah sistem proporsional keanggotaan campuran, semua orang dapat berkongsi gula-gulanya - berbanding dengan hanya seorang saja sorok habis semuanya dan tak tinggal apa...

From snollygoster ‘frogs’ … to three PMs in a year?

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Perhaps, now more than ever, we need ‘anti-hopping’ legislation to be passed urgently, Henry Loh writes. On 26 September, Sabahans went to the polls. The...