While political groups play on ethnicity and religion to strengthen their grip on power and divert attention from critical social issues, price hikes and corruption; while some political leaders seek the best medical treatment for themselves; while five-star 'medical...
Photo credit: PSM Operations Room, Sungai Siput http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45dZZdOV_W8 So Jeyakumar Devaraj of Parti Sosialis Malaysia has finally triumphed over S Samy Vellu. When I spoke to him early this morning, he sounded tired but happy. It had been a long, long...
It is not just household debt as a percentage of GDP that we should be concerned about, but household debt compared to disposable income is even more crucial. Take a look at the yellow bar to see where we...
The federal government's recently announced minimum monthly wage of RM800 for Sabah and Sarawak falls below the poverty line of the two states, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has pointed out. During the recent Workers' Day celebration in...
Is this the result of our neoliberal economic policies driven by cronyism and corruption? Guess who is hurting and suffering the most? Imagine how many Malaysian households are in debt. And if working people are struggling, what about all...