What is the Commons? All the natural and cultural resources that should be accessble to everyone in society. The Commons includes the hills, the seas and beaches and rivers, forests, even park land. But now corporate predators are eyeing,...
Photos by Rakyat@work. View his blog here. 1814: The crowd of protestors swelled to a thousand. Riot police fired rounds of tear gas, but, according to another eye-witness behind police ranks, some of the fumes gusted back to the police...
Large contracts have been awarded under a so-called "Automated Enforcement System" to Australian and German firms linked to two obscure local firms holding lucrative concessions for the supply and operation of more than a thousand traffic cameras and related...
Here are more images from the Iranian protest outside the UN building in KL yesterday. The protest was held after Mahmoud Ahmadinejady was declared the winner in Iran's presidential election held last Friday.
Australian journalist and fashion blogger Patty Huntington has come up with her latest riposte on that Malaysian shopping spree in Sydney. The emails that she has reproduced in her blog are pretty damning. See what you make...
"If you need to ask the price, this is not the place for you." That's what the general manager of the Darling Hotel, the latest extension of The Star Sydney's casino complex, had to say about the brand new...
Six Malaysian activists from Himpunan Hijau are in the midst of a week-long 'occupation' in front of the Lynas Corp headquarters in Sydney to protest at the toxic rare earth refinery in Kuantan, Malaysia. http://youtu.be/-YdLKRvV4Zo
Should we be concerned about the second Penang Bridge after a bridge in China collapsed? In 1994, similar fears arose when the Seongsu Bridge in South Korea collapsed, killing 32 and injuring 17.
When it is dangerous for infants in Tokyo to drink tap water, you know you have serious problems. http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/3/24/story/radioactivity_in_food_water_sparks_fears If only they had heeded earlier warnings to evacuate a larger zone. Even the new nuclear energy guidelines didn't anticipate an...
"They" have acted quickly: "they" have removed the post about Bangladesh citizens allegedly being given voting rights in Malaysia. This is what the site looks like now. I thought this might happen - but I didn't think they would work...

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