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...

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...

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...

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...

There’s class war, and rich are winning

The question comes down to whether we want a society in which the rich take an ever-increasing share of the pie, reports Dave Zweifel...

The sorry fate of Sarawak’s rivers

The seemingly powerful rivers of Sarawak have been deeply affected by the state government’s unsustainable development policies, reports Tomasz Johnson. It is not...

Mahathir did not reveal all about radioactive waste issue

After 27 years, Mahathir has finally admitted to what residents of Menglembu, Bukit Merah, Papan had known all along - the hazards posed by...

Non-Muslims in mosques: the Prophet’s practice

For the sake of our children and all Muslims in the future, we should stop the efforts of using Islam for economic or political...

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...

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...

Penan community’s ancestral land destroyed

Hundreds of Penan facing eviction to make way for the Murum Dam are horrified to learn that the forest in the proposed resettlement area...