Lynas’ waste plans a toxic pipe dream

Scientists and community leaders are concerned about radioactive waste from Lynas' Malaysian plant but the company representative who took Wendy Bacon's questions brushed off...

Malaysian flick and flop

There are lessons to be learned from the recent Malaysian Film Festival, on and off-screen, says Mustafa Anuar. This year’s 28th Malaysian Film Festival has...

Jeyakumar, the activist doctor

We can see in Jeyakumar's activism his response to a deep and intuitive awareness that marginalised communities live in our midst, dispossessed by progress,...

Rumah kos rendah: Satu pendekatan baru diperlu

Kerajaan pusat harus sedia menyuntikkan dana untuk memulihkan rumah-rumah pangsa kos rendah. Kaedah mencuba mengutip dana daripada penduduk mereka tidak akan berjaya, ujar Jeyakumar...

Over 1,000 attend vigil for Bersih detainees outside Jinjang Police Station

A crowd has gathered outside the Jinjang Police Station tonight for a vigil in solidarity with the Bersih 5 detainees. Among the crowd are...

Najib a ‘poor copycat’ of Mahathir: Ex-Umno rep

Martin Jalleh reproduces excerpts from a column by Mohd Ariff Sabri Aziz, in which the former Umno state assembly member, now with the DAP,...

Happy birthday, Aung San Suu Kyi!

To mark Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday today, a string of Malaysian civil society groups has issued a demand for the immediate and...

Bagaimana status Facebook boleh menjadi kebencian secara kolektif?

Status Facebook dengan kebencian terkait Mohd Asri, Mufti Perlis ini, sama sekali menyalahi Islam kasih sayang yang dianjurkan oleh Rasulullah saw, tulis Mohd Faizal...
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So you think sexist jokes are funny?

The next time anyone attempts to tell yet another chauvinist joke, think about the repercussions for a minute, advised Syerleena Abdul Rashid. Jokes are...

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...

Seeking to please the Almighty

The area around the Kaaba is at times filled with people. Here, the supposedly wretched of the earth stand cheek by jowl with the...

Belanjawan tidak ambilkira kemungkinan kegawatan ekonomi

Belanjawan yang dibentangkan di Parlimen tidak ambilkira kemungkinan berlakunya kegawatan ekonomi di  Malaysia. Tetapi rakyat biasa akan menghadapi pelbagai masalah yang serius jika berlakunya...

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