Routine punishment, caning for Burmese refugees

Karen Zusman of the Pulitzer Centre for Crisis Reporting reports on the agonising ordeal in Malaysia of a married couple from Burma: the female...

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...

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...

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...

Lady Baba does Hulu Selangor

A light-hearted look at the recent Hulu Selangor by-election through the eyes of a dim-witted alien visitor, Lady Baba. Part One...

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...

Why those who oppose a minimum wage have got it wrong

Lee Hwok Aun responds to two articles on a news website that opposed the idea of a minimum wage policy. Workers have tolerated our...

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...

What it means to be religious

Any sense of truth being anyone's monopoly leads to a sense of arrogance and destroys the very quality of truth, observes Asghar Ali Engineer....

Instead of ‘absurd’ GST, auction APs

Malaysiakini reports on an anti-Goods and Services Tax (GST) forum held in KL. Among the speakers were Aliran exco member Subramaniam Pillay and Aliran...

Who is Evelyn Salt in PKR?

He or she is the one who spreads misinformation, disseminates disinformation and instigates agent provocateurs to sow dissent and discord within PKR, says William...

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...

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