The revolt in the Arab world is not just about getting rid of authoritarian leaders and dictators. It is also about ending economic injustice and exploitation. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IL-n_mpG_Ys&w=500&h=301] The media would have us believe that the popular discontent is solely due...
It didn't take long for Indonesia's new reformist president Jokowi to run into controversy. Human rights activists have criticised his decision to appoint the former army chief of staff, Ryamizard Ryacudu, as Indonesia’s new defence minister. Ironically, Jokowi had said...
She was detained at 11.18pm in the KL area. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng speaking at a press conference described her arrest as a "travesty of justice" and "a mockery of democracy". There appears to be a massive crackdown to...
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The PKR reps are concerned about new not-yet-approved land reclamation projects not the previous ones, says Kebun Bunga rep Cheah Kah Peng, in a letter to the people of Penang. Questioning mega projects and voting based on conscience: Stop...