Irrational outburst from NUTP leaders

P Ramakrishnan takes top teachers union officials to task for their tirade directed at those protesting against the controversial School-Based Assessment system. National Union...

Islam and the secular state: Rethinking apostasy and Sharia

The context of a truly secular state, along with the protection of freedoms and rights it affords, are necessary to be a Muslim by...

Sedition gone too far

Charging our fellow Malaysians under the Sedition Act will only make political martyrs out of them and fuel the fire of reforms for generations...

So you say you know Liberalism – really, do you?

Liberalism in the macro sense is the opposite of despotism, tyranny, dictatorship, totalitarianism and authoritarianism, writes Choo Sing Chye. Many of us are still...

Karpal Singh suffered most in Kamunting camp

Detained during Operasi Lalang, Karpal Singh suffered the most due to his health problems, recalls ex-cell mate, Br Anthony Rogers. Susan Loone reports. He...

Guan Eng’s statement on migrant labour short-sighted!

Cost-cutting should not be at the expense of workers, whatever their nationality; and all workers should be paid the minimum wage without further delay,...

Flowing ideas, porous borders

The participation of a banned Indonesian scholar in a KL human rights conference shows that through ICT, ideas can still flow across physical borders...

Ambiga: Leaders preach but don’t practise

Susan Loone reports on Ambiga's address at the Aliran dinner in Penang recently. Former Bar Council chairperson Ambiga Sreenevasan did not mince her words...

MH370: Time for a national examination of conscience

The real problem is the 'Malaysia boleh' propaganda that has reduced the nation to a state where many nations now know we are not...

Emirates chief Tim Clark on MH17 and MH370

In an inteview with the Sydney Morning Herald, aviation industry veteran Tim Clark expresses doubt about much of the investigation. The full transcript of...

A lousy script and bunch of losers

The games being played to distract us all, to rile us all up, are, frankly, really bodoh ones, says Zaharom Nain. One seasoned, respected...

Pada tanah yang indah

A poem by A Samad Said written in the run-up to the independence of Malaya. Dalam mata yang bersih merayap cahaya yang jernih, aku sama...

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