Updates from 31 August to 1 September can be found below: (function() { var lb24 = document.createElement('script'); lb24.type = 'text/javascript'; lb24.id = '24lbScript'; lb24.async = true; lb24.charset="utf-8"; lb24.src = '//v.24liveblog.com/embed/24.js?id=1266946'; (document.getElementsByTagName('head') || document.getElementsByTagName('body')).appendChild(lb24);})(); Penang state exco member Phee Boon Poh has been...
Live discussion of the implications of the US presidential elections. Ordinary Americans now have to build movements to put climate change, sustainable development, universal healthcare and workers' rights at the top of the agenda.
Nelson Mandela and his team, along with global pressure, may have succeeded in hastening the end of apartheid - but did class 'apartheid' replace racial apartheid in one of the most unequal societies in the world? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZpv8yTe3bw#t=26 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKDrRdfvUg8 Was the radical...
Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has claimed that the country's recent presidential election was "fraudulent and stolen". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-E6XM4eLnQ A ruling party spokesman conceded there were problems with voter registrations and the electoral roll, but that was not sufficient to...
A historic occasion. It's President-elect Obama. Let's hope he fulfils his promises and works in the interests of the ordinary people, the working class, rather than Big Business. Anyway, contrast that with the situation in Malaysia. See Zunar's cartoon in...
The legendary Singapore opposition icon, Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, better known as JBJ (photo credit: Wikipedia), passed away early this morning of heart failure. After having left the Workers Party, he had just formed the Reform Party to mount a new...
Former IGP and Genting deputy chairman Hanif Omar will head an 'independent panel' to probe the incidents of violence at the Bersih 3.0 rally. Other panel members: Former Chief Judge of Borneo Steve Sim Sinar Harian managing editor Hussamuddin Yaacub Media...
World-renowned political dissident and linguist, Noam Chomsky, speaking at the 25th anniversary of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, courtesy of Democracy NOW! http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/5/11/story/noam_chomsky_the_us_and_its
This was what happened when Komas organised a screening of 'No Fire Zone', a documentary about the events leading up to the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka when thousands of people were killed in extra-judicial executions...
There is a lot more than meets the eye in global politics. And now there are attempts to rewrite history. John Pilger comes up with another revealing piece.

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