All The Pieces Matter


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All the pieces matter

Makcik Pia and the new MCO2 crowds

Restricting movements sometimes creates more crowding, and greater risk of infection. Is that what we want?

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Fix Malaysia’s democracy now!

We need to overhaul our democracy, or others will always control our fate.

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What is a ‘unity govt’? Will it unite Malaysia?

Breaking days of silence in which he kept millions of Malaysians in suspense, interim Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad finally addressed the nation and gave some hint as to what political future he was trying to build.

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The Backdoor Boys’ Betrayal: Parliament deserves better

The Westminster mockery of democracy doesn’t even work for our former colonial masters in Westminster, so why on earth would it work for us?

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Malaysia’s biggest betrayal in history. What’s next?

DEMOCRACY has been betrayed.Malaysia has been betrayed.We – the rakyat – have all been betrayed.

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Is Pakatan failing due to bad communications strategy?

THE political secretary of a senior Pakatan Harapan leader recently commented on how the coalition was losing the social media war, and how Umno was successfully using the simple message that Pakatan was insidiously dominated by one race to great effect.

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Politicking out, the rakyat in

I HAVE great respect for Lim Kit Siang. His contributions to the nation are innumerable, and his commitment to a better Malaysia is both inspiring and admirable.

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PPSMI: Be data driven, not tribal

THE debate about teaching Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI) is quite typical as far as Malaysian debates go, in that people very often take a position based on their identity.

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Naked, non-stop pursuit of power

Why should we be stuck with a system that incentivises constant bickering and politicking?

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Go after drug lords, not drug addicts

“MALAYSIANNESS” is not a very well defined thing. Indeed, thinking about what makes Malaysians Malaysian has long been a personal preoccupation of mine.

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2020: The year we get #StrongerTogether

Let’s move from politicians to civil society, to discover what lasting Malaysian unity can look like from 2020 onwards.