Columns

  • We need to be challenged

    Jan 04, 2019

    “We need to challenge our world towards a more responsible sexual ethos. We’ve lost our way!” Wonderful, needed challenges, all of them.

  • The Long Wait, the Miracle of May 9… the Unfinished Journey

    Dec 22, 2018

    At the end of the year, we have a new government firmly in place – and despite the worst fears of some of us, nothing awful happened during regime change; the country is still at peace.

  • Outside the city

    Dec 22, 2018

    God, it seems, favours the powerless, the unnoticed, children, babies, outsiders, and refugees with no resources or place to go.

  • After anti-ICERD rally, how to allay old insecurities

    Dec 14, 2018

    After anti-ICERD rally, how to allay old insecurities

  • A different kind of bucket list

    Dec 14, 2018

    A different kind of bucket list

  • Are jitters ahead of Umno-Pas rally justified?

    Dec 07, 2018

    The Umno-Pas rally on December 8 has been a talking point for some weeks. The rally is being held to “celebrate” the government’s backing down from ra

  • A lesson in a parking lot

    Dec 06, 2018

    Our natural instincts serve us well, to a point. They’re self-protective and that’s healthy too, to a point. Let me explain.

  • ICERD non-ratification: End of new Malaysia?

    Nov 30, 2018

    In recent weeks, we have seen an uptick in inflammatory racial and religious remarks sparked by the opposition to the government’s plan to ratify a UN treaty known as the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD).

  • Our lack of welcome

    Nov 30, 2018

    “Widows, orphans, and strangers,” that’s code in scripture for the three most vulnerable groups within a society at any given time.

  • How can we hear the cry of the poor?

    Nov 22, 2018

    We know the poor are never far from us. But often, they are not easy to find, if we don’t know where to look or how to listen to their cry.