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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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<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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Voting in London

Voting in London

WHILE voting in London went relatively smoothly on 28 April, some voters discovered a printed full-stop against the name of a candidate in their ballot papers. Hwa Yue-Yi writes from the United Kingdom on the voting process in London.

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On hudud, dinosaurs and political violence

On hudud, dinosaurs and political violence

Think tank Refsa makes an argument for “one clear cut choice” at the polls after comparing both the BN and PR on the issues of hudud, poor candidates and political violence.

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The transfer of power: What should happen?

The transfer of power: What should happen?

WHAT ought to happen should there be a change in government after the general election? How is the transfer of power from the caretaker prime minister to the prime minister-in-waiting meant to happen? Constitutional lawyer Tommy Thomas explains.

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