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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: The implications of Kuala Besut

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: The implications of Kuala Besut

VOTERS in the Kuala Besut state constituency of Terengganu will go to the polls again in just two days. What are the implications of either an Umno or PAS victory?

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Breaking the cycle of polarised politics

Breaking the cycle of polarised politics

GE13 has come and gone, but the partisan blame game continues. How do we “move on”? Are more rallies the answer? The challenge really is for the rakyat to be more democratic than either the government or the opposition – in the hope that, over time, our politicians will follow our lead.

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Where does Malaysia go from GE13?

Where does Malaysia go from GE13?

SOME countries move from relatively democratic systems to more authoritarian ones such as Malaysia in the 1970s. Others from authoritarianism toward democracy. What can the experiences of these other countries tell us about where we go from GE13? And what choices lie ahead of those who want change?

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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond GE13 (Part 1)

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond GE13 (Part 1)

AND so the BN is still in power. Those hoping for a change in government are still coming to terms with the results of GE13. The Nut Graph asks political scientist Wong Chin Huat how the BN won, why it would racialise the poll results, and what needs to happen next.

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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond GE13 (Part 2)

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond GE13 (Part 2)

WITH the DAP’s strong showing at GE13, should the Opposition Leader come from DAP? And will PAS continue with its calls for an Islamic state and hudud? And why didn’t Sabah and Sarawak deliver much-needed votes to PR?

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Towards national reconciliation

Towards national reconciliation

NATIONAL reconciliation requires all our cooperation and input. It cannot just be accomplished by the PM alone. What can be done?

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