Monday, 19 August 2019
Today, J B Jeyaretnam is laid to rest after a long struggle for democracy and human rights in Singapore. Looking back, we can now see what an inspirational life he led, his principles and idealism shining forth like a...
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...
Student activists have handed over a memo to the Home Affairs Ministry in Putrajaya this afternoon demanding reforms to the police and the resignation of Home Affairs Minister Zahid Hamidi. Four representatives from among the activists were allowed...
Easter morning in Penang: A new beginning Easter is the greatest festival in the Christian calendar - more important than Christmas. Christians believe that was the day Jesus triumphed over Death and appeared to his followers. As theologian Marcus Borg notes,...
http://www.youtube.com/v/GtREqAmLsoA&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 This is slick, very slick - and impressive. This 'informercial', just released in the US, cleverly tugs at heart-strings. I just hope Obama remembers the ordinary people he talked about if he comes to power.  But I am also...