Knocking on hell’s door

As the Rohingya boat people crisis demonstrates, in a globalised world, problems and conflicts cut across borders, especially if they involve the violation of...

Universal health care: the affordable dream

Universal health care is often presented as an idealistic goal that remains out of reach for all but the richest nations. That’s not the...
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Fear-mongering in Malaysia

Extremism, fanaticism and never-ending hypocrisy, all in the name of religion and race, is a major cause for concern for us all, says Syerleena...

Kembalinya pejuang sakti (Pak Said Zahari dalam kenangan)

Sebuah sajak untuk seorang wira kebebasan media, karya Nasir Hashim. Saudara Pak Said yang ku sanjungi Pahlawan Nusantara yang ku kagumi Aku mengenali diri mu .... dalam nukilan mu ketika...

Why the GST is not necessary

Is the GST inevitable? Anil Netto proposes alternative measures the government could take instead of resorting to the much-opposed consumption tax. At a recent talk...

TPP is the most brazen corporate power grab in American history

The TPP is part of the inexorable march by corporations to wrest from us the ability to use government to defend the public, says...

Penahanan pihak media memberi petanda negatif

Tindakan menahan para editor ini merupakan suatu gejala yang anti-intelektual kerana ianya tidak memberi ruang yang cukup bagi wacana berlaku secara bertamadun dan terbuka,...

Exposing Taib Mahmud’s corrupt and destructive reign

Lee Hwok Aun reviews an explosive new book, Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia, by Lukas Straumann (Bergli Press, 2014)....

Kesejahteraan rakyat jauh lebih penting dari kadar peningkatan GDP di bawah TPPA

Dan mana cost-benefit analysis TPPA untuk tatapan umum, tanya Jeyakumar Devaraj. Saya ingin membangkitkan beberapa isu berkaitan Perjanjian TPPA. Harga ubat Pertamanya adalah berkaitan harga ubat....

What patriotism should mean

Patriotism isn’t about themes and slogans but entails something more profound, says Syerleena Abdul Rashid. In my mind, 31 August isn’t just another public holiday...

Wahai umat kota, bangunlah cepat!

Pihak pemerintah sepatutnya lebih prihatin terhadap masalah harian yang dihadapi oleh warga kota yang menggunakan jalan bagi tujuan untuk pergi bekerja, ujar Mustafa K...

Shrugging off ‘ketakutan Melayu’

Change can happen when different groups meet and converge on more level planes and slowly get to know one another and build trust, says...
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