Monthly Archives: November 2016

Filibustering to prevent real discussions

The police, no doubt, demonstrated their abilities at crowd-control at the Bersih5 rally. They kept both asides apart and maintained peace and order. But, what did they prove by making all those arrests prior to the rally? These were the … Continue reading

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The lesson from Trump’s win

Now that the reverberations from Donald Trump’s shock win of the US presidency are more or less piping down — except for some who can’t come to terms with it! — what can we learn from this? From my perspective, … Continue reading

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When hooligans protest, ignore; when citizens protest, take note!

I was quite amused when I read the report two days ago of the protest by some members of Selangor Umno Youth. They had converged at the state secretariat building and flung pails and mineral water but couldn’t get through … Continue reading

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