Lack of law enforcement main cause of workers’ rights violations

Aliran member and rights advocate Charles Hector recently highlighted rights violations involving 31 Myanmar migrant workers allegedly committed by a Japanese multinational firm in...

Klepto-capitalism in Sarawak!

Capitalism in Sarawak, in its current form, is only tailored to meet the needs and interests of BN elites clustered around Abdul Taib Mahmud,...

Seks, etika dan berita

Akhbar online harus prihatin terhadap kemungkinan suatu usaha untuk memalingkan perhatian umum daripada isu yang lebih mencabar, seperti rasuah yang merebak, ujar Mustafa K...

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...

Jeyakumar slams refugee deal

"It is definitely not on for Australia to outsource their refugee problem to Malaysia - and for Malaysia to agree to it", the Socialist...

Burmese migrant workers: caught between a tyrant and a tiger

Malaysia's economic boom has been driven by the exploitation of cheap migrant labour, from Burma and Thailand. Underpaid and with no rights, this 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...

Why I’m a socialist and will remain one

Unchecked, the current economic order could lead to a global ecological, food or climatic disaster. "This is not the world that I wish to...

2011: Padamkah cahaya kebebasan media?

Apa gunanya ada kesatuan sekerja yang memayungi ribuan ahli-ahlinya jika ia tanpa mampu untuk membicarakan isu-isu nasional yang melibatkan kepentingan rakyat, ujar Amran Ahmad....

Burma garment workers’ miserable wages

Burma's poorly paid garment workers are anticipating a pay hike this year, report Thida Win and Yadana Oo. But this has to be put...

Industrial Court endorses colonial wage structure

At a time when the Human Resource Minister talks about workers earning poverty wages of less than RM720 a month, S Arutchelvan expresses dismay...

Book review: ‘Perak – A state of crisis’

LoyarBaca’s first publication 'Perak: A State of Crisis' has been a runaway hit and will soon be in Malaysia’s major bookstores. N H Chan...

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