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...

New Malaysia and revisiting the May 13 tragedy

We are a much more mature society now and thus our actions are more measured and firmly couched in rationality, writes Azmil...

When Two Worlds Collide

Wan Atikah WY places the recent Orang Asli logging blockade in the larger global context of the indigenous people's struggle to protect their land...

2016 – A nerve-wracking repeat of last year?

Several incidents that have already taken place are reflect on a regime that is nervous and insecure and, in turn, increasingly intolerant of legitimate...

Umno assembly: ‘Wow factor’, U-turn and Keris 2314

The assembly held no major surprises – from the prime minister asking where Umno had gone wrong to a call for the 'wow factor'...

From Park(ing) Day, to Bersih 4, to Pakatan Harapan

Francis Loh discusses reclaiming public spaces, consolidating the autonomous public sphere and promoting new politics. Park(ing) Day Dateline: 19 Sept 2015. It’s Park(ing) Day. What’s...

Aliran’s Regime Change book to be launched soon

Happy Merdeka! It is a wonderful feeling to celebrate Merdeka 2018 after GE14, which saw the end of 60 years of Umno-BN rule. Developments...

Launch of Aliran’s Crackdown Watch

The use of the Sedition Act and other coercive Laws by the Umno-BN government allows it to perpetuate its control of the rakyat, observes...

The Keepers, the Burning House and the Water-Bucket Brigade Line

A house is on fire and villagers are frantically trying to form a bucket brigade line - or more than one. Prema Devaraj describes...

Living seditiously in Malaysia

All is indeed not well in this beloved country of our as restlessness mounts over sedition arrests, the higher cost of living and religious...

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...

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...

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