Acute housing mismatch is an income problem

A QUESTION OF BUSINESS | Most M’sians cannot afford to buy what is available out there.
  P Gunasegaram

Women in hijabs have rights, but women in niqabs don’t?

COMMENT | 'What makes people despise niqabs and burqas, when they defend the right to wear hijabs?'
  Fa Abdul

Perspective on speculation of Anwar-Najib deal

COMMENT | PM's visit to Anwar in hospital has spawned speculation that a deal's in the offing. It's rank implausible.
  Terence Netto

Najib-Anwar visit - a Rorschach test of Malay politics

Such meetings between Malay potentates present good optics to their political bases.
  S Thayaparan

Asset declaration: Moral courage in the dark world of politics

The 30 politicians who have pledged to declare their assets have done something monumental.
  James Chai

A durian a day keeps politicians at bay

What better way to distract M'sians than to get them busy in bed?
  Fa Abdul

If Anwar and Najib do a deal…

Is there something brewing here?
  P Gunasegaram

The tudung is a political tool

The headscarf, forced upon Muslim women, is being used to manipulate the masses.
  Mariam Mokhtar

DAP needs PSM to save Malaysia

A grassroots-level outfit like PSM would be an asset.
  S Thayaparan

The joke's now on us M'sians

Laugh at 1MDB, and whole world laughs back.
  R Nadeswaran

You have to laugh

Using the power of ridicule to attack appalling atrocities.
  Dean Johns

Defending our public spaces against extremists

Merely ignoring extremists is not enough to quell their influence.
  S Thayaparan

Halal until proven haram, or the other way round?

It shouldn't be so hard to define what is halal.
  Zan Azlee

The risks of easy financing for MRT3

The gov’t must check potential abuse.
  P Gunasegaram

Resisting historical amnesia, youths embrace Left again

Reviving M'sia's tradition of progressive politics.
  Maryam Lee

'Poverty, not race': Understanding the causes of gangsterism

'We must solve poverty and broken families first.'
  James Chai

The difference between discrimination and dress codes

'Muslim-only launderettes and the headscarf ban are not the same.'
  S Thayaparan

So you want to be a datuk?

COMMENT | With datuks getting in the news for the wrong reasons, does the honour mean much anymore?
  Francis Paul Siah

Why pinch when I can punch?

A chat with Zunar leaves one spoiling for the good fight.
  Fa Abdul

Abusing power and humiliating through remands

'These are not standards of civilised behaviour.'
  P Gunasegaram

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