Why Wikileaks is good for democracy

The US has been going in the wrong direction for years by classifying millions of documents as secrets. In countering that, Wikileaks has the...

A travel advisory of the alien kind

It doesn’t necessarily take travelling Malaysians or those in foreign lands to smudge the image of their beloved country. Some people can just do...

Watching you watching us

Who's watching whom? The government has warned Malaysians abroad that it is keeping tabs on them, but Sydney Sasson responds that Malaysians abroad are...

Local democracy at work

There is no guarantee that those elected as civil society nominees in the Penang Forum elections on 14 November will be appointed municipal councillors...

Even illegal workers have rights

Whether documented or undocumented, migrant workers are entitled to those most basic rights that the nations of the world declared belong to every single...

Recalling Gandhi’s wise sayings

A collection of memorable sayings from the man who liberated India from colonial rule, Mahatma Gandhi. You can find more of the Mahatma's wise...

Kala Cola

The latest Diwali special advertisement by Coca-Cola in India uses ancient Warli tribal art for commercial objectives, reports Shalini Bhutani. India’s most popular festival...

Death sentence highlights risks for migrants

The death sentence imposed on a young Sri Lankan migrant workers has generated renewed focus on the issue of Asian migrant workers getting a...

Tolak dasar poket Umno-BN didahulukan…

Jika Umno-BN diberikan kepercayaan dan kuasa, rancangan GST dan penghapusan subsidi bagi barangan keperluan dan perkhidmatan asas seperti kesihatan dan perubatan untuk rakyat akan...

Pity the nation that jails those who ask for justice

Pity the nation that needs to jail those who ask for justice, while corporate scamsters, looters, and those who prey on the poorest of...

Living on the edges of human dignity

Mustafa K Anuar gets us to imagine the Orang Asli land issue if roles were reversed: what would we think if a big chunk of concrete...

Jalan berlubang-lubang ke arah Putrajaya

Bolehkah kepimipinan parti-parti komponen PR mengakui masalah politik sebenarnya (kekhuatiran Melayu Marhein), berbincang bersama dan seterusnya bertindak untuk meyakinkan rakyat Malaysia bahawa PR dapat...

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