2011 TA Online

Thinking Allowed Online is an avenue for writers including non-Aliran members to express themselves on current issues. The views expressed need not necessarily reflect Aliran’s official position.

The greatest lie

Tota takes a light-hearted look at some of the 'hot' episodes in recent months. The greatest lie During the Sarawak elections, Najib said that the...

Long live LKS!

Martin Jalleh pays tribute to veteran opposition parliamentarian Lim Kit Siang on the occasion of his 70th birthday. You have dared to continue...

Anwar will be convicted – come what may!

What is puzzling is the Anwar trial judge’s refusal to recuse himself from the trial. As long as a bias is perceived by the...

Star, do not stoop so low! Have some decency

John Inbaraj urges the management of The Star to recognise in its news coverage that certain groups' persistent attacks on the Penang state government...

Rule of law must prevail

Ignoring the controversy over his purported appointment as Selangor State Secretary, Mohd Khusrin Munawi reported for work this morning. Is the Chief Secretary to...

Say No to unregulated parasailing in Penang

Andre Loh warns of the dangers of unregulated parasailing for beach-goers in Penang after a near miss that could have seriously injured four children...

Can Umno re-invent itself?

Many problems continue to trouble Umno and despite Najib's best efforts, the party seemingly lacks the infusion of new blood, new ideas and strategies...

Deny, refute or sue

P Ramakrishnan calls upon the Prime Minister to shed some light on the allegations of rape of an Indonesian implicating a Cabinet Minister, which...

Dirty reports about Bersih walk

The mainstream press' disregard of the Bersih phenomenon reflected its abandoning of journalistic ethics and its eroding commitment to truth and social responsibility, says...

The marginalised have suffered enough

Looking at the larger social setting in the wake of Hindraf 1 and 2 and the state's neglect of many of those in abandoned...

Anti-Bersih 2.0 media propaganda fails to fool rakyat

It is time the authorities deal with the root causes of the people's grievances over the electoral process instead of indulging in propaganda that...

Tremulous two-decade journey to Permanent Residency

A Foreign Spouse of a Malaysian Citizen shares the saga of her long journey to become a permanent resident. Last week, I got called...

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