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Autopsy of a failed government

A civil servant’s worst nightmare takes form in the annual Auditor General’s report, a revealing autopsy of the year’s …

WHAT THE BUDGET DIDN’T ADDRESS…

Malaysia is rich with natural resources including petroleum and natural gas, how could more than half its citizens earn …

Bankrupt by 2020?

The Barisan Nasional government must either be clairvoyant, or in denial. Its 5% – 6% growth projection for 2012 …

Stretching your ringgit: A pre-budget analysis

Thirty-year-old marketing executive Johan’s life hasn’t changed since Prime Minister Najib Razak rolled out BN’s “big is better” Budget …

Grasshoppers vs giants

Is your constituency a grasshopper or a giant? Not all votes in Malaysia are created equal. Some constituencies, though …

Insecurity is the heart of racism – Hannah Yeoh

When Subang Jaya State Assemblywoman Hannah Yeoh and her husband Ramachandran Muniandy decided to register their newborn daughter as …

I am Malay. I am also Chinese. – Zairil Khir Johari

Elusive, mythical, wishful – call it what you will, but Zairil Khir Johari firmly believes that there is such …

Embrace our differences – Gobind Singh Deo

If left unchecked, the current divide between races will be an impediment to achieving Bangsa Malaysia, says MP for …

“Neither masters nor slaves” – Chong Chieng Jen

Despite 48 years of nationhood, the ugly spectre of racism is still unable to be purged. Sarawak DAP Secretary …

The face that launched a thousand protests

By Chung Hosanna  Among all the photographs taken during the Bersih 2.0 rally, one stands out. In it, a …