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A protest song against the 2014 World Cup by Edu Krieger is going viral. It highlights the inequality among Brazilians and the lack of desperately needed public infrastructure such as inadequate public schools, public hospitals, public transport and affordable...
The hourglass has been inverted and the fine sand is now rushing out of the narrow tube into the bottom bulb. The bailiff has obtained a Penang High Court order for the residents of Kampong Buah Pala to vacate...
So Wolfowitz goes without being held accountable for his criminal scheming against Iraq. After I wrote the piece below, an academic friend told me, "Although he did have to step down, it was hardly a fall -- guy walks away...
The comments by the head of the European Commission delegation to Malaysia, Thierry Rommel, have triggered a storm a controversy with a lot of attention focused on the New Economic Policy. He said the rationale for expressing his concerns...
Come on everyone, let's show our support - and have some fun in the process - for the rights of migrants and refugees, who often suffer much exploitation and abuse.
The riots in the UK have prompted many to look closer at what is happening over there. Yang penting ialah untuk memahami latar belakang socio-ekonomi di negara tersebut. Terdapat jurang pendapatan yang luas di antara golongan kaya dengan kaum...
For the past couple of days, I have been going in and out of a global conference in Penang on forests, biodiversity, community rights and indigenous peoples organised by Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific. The theme "Ecological equity: Sharing...
The frenzied pace of property development on Penang Island is worrying neighbouring residents and causing grief to villagers facing eviction. Here is a sample from press reports: Batu Ferringhi: Penang rapped over condo (asiaone) Tanjung Bungah/Batu Ferringhi: Elegant Sonata hits a...
Property magnates are profiting from a spate of lucrative land reclamation projects around the country - but in Penang, a body representing the concerns of fisherfolk are concerned about the effects of land reclamation, pollution, siltation and erosion in...
Komas hosts a discussion on marginalised communities and the coming general election. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcfLRBJaodA?rel=0&w=600&h=338]

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