The precious gain and the painful loss the rakyat took from the 14th GE

September 29, 2018

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This is a prelude to my post to share my thoughts on the PD by-election. What was that most precious gain we took from the 14th GE? As an ABU activist since 2011 until the day after the 14th GE, at first blush, the answer seems so plain. UMNO / BN had been brought to […]

Dear Anwar

September 26, 2018

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Last I wrote to you publicly was on 17th May, 2016. It was in relation to a letter you had written from prison voicing your concerns about the “Dr M-led Save Malaysia and People’s Declaration initiative”. Then, this is what I had said of your letter : “Last night, I joined Chegubard and Arul of PSM in […]

Is DBKL’s traffic enforcement founded on race considerations?

September 26, 2018

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Last Saturday, 22nd September, I met up with Mike at Papparich in Taman Danau Desa, around 2pm. At my suggestion, Mike parked right beside the restaurant, in an area clearly indicated as a “No Parking” zone. It was going to be right next where we sat, and I thought since it was a short meeting, […]

Mazlee, here’s proof education in this country is a toilet bowl!

September 25, 2018

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This is not intended as a personal attack, as I feel that the individual concerned is as much a victim of our system of education. And I think that pointing to the Peter Principle to explain the situation I am going to present here ignores a very important point we need to take note of, […]

The evening that Zeus smiled on SABM’s Social Inclusion Agenda

September 18, 2018

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Those of you who have been to Rumah Anak Bangsa Malaysia previously would be all too familiar with the graffiti that adorned the inside of one of the perimeter walls, reflecting the thoughts and aspirations of those who have shared in the vision and mission of Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia. (SABM) Zeus, the Greek god […]

Given our history, should we, again, leave uplifting the lives of our poorest to the politicians?

September 14, 2018

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I met up with my sifu last Tuesday. Asked him to help me out with a question. On hindsight, I should have tossed 2 questions at him. My question : how much have the BN governments allocated towards poverty eradication efforts? The question I ought to have asked but did not : how much was […]

How long more do we exploit human lives for profit?

September 13, 2018

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New minimum wage for the lowest wage earners in the country : RM1050.00. Effective 1st January, 2019. An increase of RM50 in Malaya, RM130 in Sabah and Sarawak. For those in Malaya, it works out to an increase of RM1.67 a day, in a 30-day month. For 8 daily essentials. On 5th September, 2018, Malaysiakini […]