First, lets get definitions out of the way. The freedictionary explains the phrase “THIRD FORCE” to mean, amongst others, “one or more nations, political parties, or other organizations occupying an intermediate position between two other opposed forces”. Could we expand this to allow for individuals? Or just 1? Seriously, I’ve never needed numbers behind me […]
Heck, throw in the whole lot. Perak, Penang and Kedah, too. Who won, and how? We know UMNO/BN did not. Pakatan Rakyat? They weren’t even a formal election pact then. So who? In January, 2009, I was in Kuala Terengganu for the bye-election. BN had won the seat in the 12th GE. As the group […]
A little over a week after the Save Malaysia initiative and the People’s Declaration had been officially announced, I was invited to attend a forum at the KLSCAH organised by activists who had concerns about this latest initiative. I, too, had concerns, and so I said I would attend, not to speak, but to hear out […]
Since August, this year, whenever I have had the opportunity to speak and share, especially with Malays, I have made it a point to share two points that I feel Malays really need to hear and give thought to. First, that this whole business of ‘ketuanan Melayu’ violently conflicts with the final sermon of the […]
What must baby’s mum not do to break that mother-child bond…to not make baby hate her one day? What the heck am I talking about? Find out at The Rakyat Times HERE.
I had applied to the High Court to strike out the sedition charge pending against me in the Sessions Court on the grounds that the Sedition Act, 1948 is bad law. That application was struck out by the High Court judge, without the merits of my application being heard, after the judge upheld preliminary objections […]