This is a good question, especially now that the government plans to introduce GST, which will add and spread the tax burden to everyone. Instead of a regressive tax like the GST, what we need is a progressive tax...
On the heels of the 400000-strong People's Climate March in New York, several thousand protesters have descended on Wall Street to "confront the root cause of the climate crisis – an economic system based on exploiting frontline communities, workers...
A poll on the website NajibRazak.com held in the run up to the 2015 Budget confirms what most people already know: the number one concern among many Malaysians is the rising 'cost of living' followed by 'housing and urban...
Locally,  we are used to hearing the term 'cyber-trooper'. But that term does not seem to be widely used outside Malaysia. Instead, the closest term seems to be 'internet shill'. AskOxford says the term 'shill' is mainly of informal...
Political scientist Johan Saravanamuttu sent in the following after the Teluk Intan by-election. I think Dyana did fine but was stumped by the lack of returning voters (related to voter turnout) which was a major factor - these will...
Was the 1992 blackout across wide swathes of the nation avoidable? Was it to pave the wave for the privatisation of TNB? Selangor Kini, bearing the copyright of the Selangor state government, has published a report about former TNB CEO...
That's according to a survey by Merdeka Centre. The results are no real surprise. Merdeka Centre's press release: BANGI –A survey carried among voters in Peninsular Malaysia found that a majority (53%) of them did not understand how the GST...
A Workers' Day gathering is scheduled to begin at 10.00am in Butterworth. Workers are expected to register their opposition to the impending Goods and Services Tax. I hope to bring you some live updates. Tweets by @anilnetto ...
There is increasing speculation that President Barack Obama who is visiting Malaysia this weekend is on a charm offensive (or will there be some arm-twisting?) to seal the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. If he succeeds, the TPPA will open the...
Penang Port was quietly privatised to Sea Port Terminal on 23 Novemeber 2013 - and it was carried out by restricted tender. Another strategic national asset falls into the clutches of Syed Mokhtar Albukhary's business empire, rather than into...

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