All The Pieces Matter


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All the pieces matter

Should DAP and Amanah trust Dr Mahathir again?

Let’s start by being fair. The last two joint statements by DAP and Amanah made many decent points.

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DAP and Amanah: What is your real priority?

It is utterly pointless to fight over who will lead you, if you have completely forgotten where it is you are supposed to go.

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Pakatan should advance boldly, not scramble backwards

Don’t look to a past filled with marriages of convenience; build a stronger future on a foundation of well-defined shared values and ideals.

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Dr Mahathir or Anwar?

I WAS a teenager the first time Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim had their first major political conflict. I’m pushing 40 now, and it feels a little odd that we are in roughly the same place as we were 22 years ago.

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Malaysia 2.0: Reimagining political parties

Have political parties become stale? How can redesigning parties and movements lead to a revitalised, fresher approach to making Malaysia better?

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Malaysia 2.0: Give civil servants more say

In Malaysia 2.0, we should move from top-down policy making to bottom-up policy making, with civil servants being made stakeholders in the process.

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Going beyond Dr Mahathir’s 1.0 quest for vengeance

Recent statements by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad bring to stark relief how the old guard may keep the country trapped in an unending cycle of adversarial politics.

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Democracy in Malaysia 2.0

AS we transition from the movement control order (MCO) to the conditional MCO, it looks like we are also transitioning from a short-lived ceasefire back into the full on political war that began with the Sheraton Move.

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The psychology and politics of the Rohingya issue

While we search for sustainable solutions for this issue, we should not be blinded to basic human compassion and empathy.

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What Covid-19 is showing the world

Deep, systemic political and economic problems are being laid bare.

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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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