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PH’s greatest achievement, one year on

Have you seen baton charges and water cannons being used against protesters who want to voice their grievances?

Our racial media diet

Our staple diet is killing our ideals of what it means to be a Malaysian.

Rantau: Kekalahan yang memalukan bakal PM

Anwar hilang peluang untuk muncul sebagai pemimpin PH yang mampu mengalahkan gabungan Umno-PAS selepas DAP dan PPBM gagal di Cameron Highlands dan Semenyih.

Oklokrasi, pemerintahan samseng lawan kepada demokrasi

Oklokrasi adalah gaya pemerintahan di mana sekumpulan pemain politik membentuk sumber kuasa yang saling bersaingan.

Racist rhetoric triumphs in Israeli elections

Former Israeli foreign minister gives a damning appraisal of Benjamin Netanyahu and how his racist rhetoric pushed him to victory again.

Just 1 reason why we need the IPCMC

Malaysians are familiar with deaths in custody as well as the police's stock phrases to explain them.

Rome Statute and the threat to our democracy

We are suddenly seeing demands that more and more issues be referred to the Agong or the rulers for their consent when the constitution itself does not mandate it.

Antara ‘deep state’ dan ‘deep people’

'Deep people' mengimbangi 'deep state' supaya demokrasi dapat berfungsi dan berkesan untuk memenuhi tujuan asas sistem pemerintahan untuk rakyat.

The Rome Statute and the deeply disturbing ‘deep state’ disclosure

The existence of a clandestine 'deep state', as mentioned by Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah in explaining Putrajaya's decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute, is worrying.

Adakah pelan selamatkan TH akan beri hibah lebih tinggi tahun depan?

Dari sudut praktikal, sebenarnya tiada nilai tambah bagi pendeposit TH bergelut mencari siapa yang harus dipertanggungjawabkan atas hibah 1.25% yang diibaratkan nasi sudah menjadi bubur.

The Suhakam verdict: where’s the outrage?

A government truly committed to democracy would have needed no persuasion to proactively and thoroughly investigate the disappearances.

Does China have feet of clay?

China is a country with great strengths, but also important weaknesses. US strategy should avoid exaggerating either.

Kehilangan paksa Amri dan Koh, siapa ‘makan darah’?

Ia terjadi setelah kebencian meluap-luap oleh para agamawan, penceramah, lebai dan ustaz di surau dan masjid terhadap kaum Kristian dan Syiah.

For goats sake!

What idiocy: the Malaysian narrative this week has been about an Indian doctor, two goats and a ‘pondan’.

It takes 2 to tango to the tune of corruption

Both giver and receiver should be held accountable for bribes.

If Karpal Singh were alive, he’d have whacked PH

Those who knew the Tiger of Jelutong will be very happy that he has been acquitted of a sedition charge, for Karpal Singh was a patriot, a true son of the soil.

Dr M bukan diktator, tapi pemimpin realistik tiada banyak masa

Penulis percaya jika Dr Mahathir Mohamad merasakan dirinya sudah tidak berupaya, maka beliau akan melakukan perkara sewajarnya sebelum PPBM atau PH sendiri membuat keputusan.

Ramadan in New Malaysia

The coming fasting month is the best time to instil love among Malaysians of all faiths.

Rantau: Cubaan pertama melagakan Umno-PAS hancur berkecai

Tiada pimpinan Amanah yang bersuara ketika itu sehingga sebelah petangnya selepas identiti Mohd Nor dibongkar oleh warga internet dan juga setiausaha agung PAS.

The MP who came in from the cold

Mastura Mohd Yazid has the right to air her views on human rights, sexuality and what not, but she should also show concern over issues closer to her backyard.

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