What’s so ‘dirty’ about Bersih 2.0?

Surely, it’s not dirty thinking on the part of concerned Malaysians to crave for a Bersih Malaysia, muses Mustafa K Anuar. We’ve heard it...

Letter to a dead man about the Occupation of Hope

Rebecca Solnit describes how the death of a Tunisian vegetable seller became the catalyst for the fall of so many dictators in what is...

Along Sega: We claim this area as our forest

The late Along Sega, who became world famous as an outspoken leader of the Penan’s struggle against the logging companies in the Upper Limban...

Sarawakians, seize the moment!

In a clarion call, Martin Jalleh urges Sarawakians to save their state. By their self-determination, Sarawakians should show BN leaders and their political representatives...

Apabila wartawan ditutup mulut

Tak kira apa sudut yang diambil, apa yang jelas ialah media dan wartawannya telah 'dikurung', ujar Mustafa K Anuar. Turut merasakan impak 'kurungan' ini...

Rached Ghannouchi on Islamic reformism

Rached Ghannouchi espouses a more progressive understanding of Islamic reformism, especially in finding creative ways of tackling social social injustice. According to...

Aliran makes submissions to PSC on Electoral Reforms

A six-person team from Aliran submitted its concerns on the electoral system to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform yesterday in Penang. Aliran...

Egypt: Democracy vs Torture and Hypocrisy

As rulers everywhere try to control the narrative and talk about the need to compromise and to bring about an "orderly transition" in the...

‘Gerakan has finally shown its true colours’

Instead of opposing the Penang state government's 'no free plastic bags' policy, Gerakan should come out in support of this green initiative, says Thing...

A Mickey Mouse of an election?

It is clear that the BN is desperate and resorting to foul means to ensure its electoral victory, observes Francis Loh. But the BN...

‘Many nations do not collect ethnic data’

It is sad that after five decades of nationhood, our politics and policies are still heavily based on ethnic identity. Lim How Pim speaks...

Penang NGOs deny ‘quietening down’ in state

The "impartiality" of NGOs in Penang, raised in an article in an Umno-linked newspaper that questioned why they have remained silent on many issues,...

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