Recent and archived articles by K. Parkaran
A minister’s revelation of possible infiltration of state apparatus by a ‘deep state’ is troubling indeed.
Comment by K. PARKARAN MUCH has been said and are still being said of the significance of the Rantau by-election tomorrow.
We must support a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice. If we see race and religion in every sphere of our lives and neglect the core, a failed state is not too far off.
WITH all the analyses, arguments and discussions on the result of the Semenyih by-election, there were not only answers but some questions raised too. One pertinent doubt crept into my mind.
If the government does not take action against top civil servants or politicians just because they have retired or crossed over to the ruling party, nothing will ever change.
Malaysians who want to see changes implemented overnight by the Pakatan Harapan government need to remember that it’s not a 100m sprint but a 42km marathon.
If you’ve got a Bard feeling about the state of the nation, you are not alone – we are seeing too many shades of the gutter politics of old.
If only for a day – and at least online – we should learn from the 1914 Christmas Truce, which showed how humanity can prevail even in our darkest moments.
It’s time to ask what we can do for Malaysia, as we have been asking what the country can do for us for far too long.
COMMENT: By K. Parkaran