Sharifah Munirah Alatas
It is not good to be bigoted, but it is not good enough to be tolerant.
Should the UAE leadership react irrationally and cease all relations, it is not the doing of Latheefa Koya.
There is no excuse to be ignorant of how Saudi Arabia manipulates the foreign and domestic policies of other Muslim nations, including Malaysia.
Our universities should be focused on more courses and research in the social sciences, which address the details of interracial intolerance in our society.
A liberal and progressive Muslim is seen as a threat to the status quo.
Malaysia under PH seems to have a lot in common with the rest of the intellectually backward Muslim world.
Those kicking up a fuss about Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaking at Columbia University are no more than intimidating groups with a false sense of morality.
A daughter's tribute to one of Malaysia's best known intellectuals – and the largely-forgotten woman by his side.
Despite the transfusion of 'new blood' on May 9, we continue in a half-hearted, superficial vision of development.
Extremism can either rear its ugly head or contribute to progressive collective behaviour.
The lack of academic freedom is a secondary reason for a dead academic culture.
There is a trend to separate human development from economic growth and nation building.
When it comes to education, we have failed to adopt and adapt because we are ignorant of what to adopt and adapt.
There is a conflict resulting from the suppression of rationality among the Malay-Muslims.
Not one of our constitutional clauses on rulers provides for the declaration of war to be in the hands of the Agong.
RTM should not become synonymous with PH. Civil society should push for equal coverage in mainstream government-owned media.
One year after GE14, our academics have yet to crawl out of the woodwork and expose themselves as agents of change.
A true public intellectual will remain consistently relevant in the goal to develop a critical society, and there is no room for selfish, egotistical agendas.
The recent emotionalism surrounding the Rome Statute showed the failure of Malaysian universities and educators.
There are some who seem to suggest that Muslims have no moral right in their indignation of white supremacist terrorism because their own backyard is strewn with garbage.
The government should not be afraid to 'rock the boat' if it believes it is the morally sincere thing to do.
PH will not have the staying power if they do not pay attention to economic and education reforms that would otherwise benefit the grassroots.
It seems that apologies in the political arena have little to do with strengthening national cohesion and more to do with massaging egos.
Most of us are unwilling to change our beliefs, and the less we know about an issue, the more extreme our opinions seem to be.
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