Recent and archived articles by K. Parkaran
The fight for political survival is overshadowing the dream of a truly multiracial new Malaysia.
Champions of race and religion are blithely ignoring serious challenges like drugs, failing education standards and non-repayment of study loans in the nation.
Politicians using cash to buy power and votes has created a culture in Malaysia in which people have started valuing money more than truth, hard work and honesty.
Affirmative action should be based entirely on need because a poor Malay student needs a scholarship just as badly as a poor Indian or Chinese student.
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.