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Where does Malaysia go from GE13? 20 May 2013 | 01:00 am
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 ...
A minority government in power 20 May 2013 | 12:59 am
HOW did a minority coalition get into power in Malaysia’s recent general election? Refsa explains how the BN secured less popular votes than PR and yet still won more seats in Parliament.
Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond GE13 (Part 1) 13 May 2013 | 01:00 am
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 i...
Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond GE13 (Part 2) 13 May 2013 | 12:59 am
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-ne...
Towards national reconciliation 13 May 2013 | 12:58 am
NATIONAL reconciliation requires all our cooperation and input. It cannot just be accomplished by the PM alone. What can be done?
Wins and defeats in GE13 5 May 2013 | 09:20 pm
THE Nut Graph speaks to political observers and analysts for a quick reaction to the results of GE13.
Voting out the wrong government 4 May 2013 | 11:00 pm
DEMOCRACY cannot guarantee that you vote in the right government, but it guarantees that you can vote out the wrong government. Jacqueline Ann Surin explains how we can tell when it’s the wrong govern...
Dynasties, hoppers and chauvinists 4 May 2013 | 10:59 pm
THERE are definitely similarities between BN and PR. But think-tank Refsa points out at least one difference that should matter to Malaysians.
Could hudud be a reality? 4 May 2013 | 01:00 am
The BN attacks on PAS’s hudud agenda involve scaremongering of the worst kind. BN’s alarmist politics aside, can hudud law actually become a reality for Malaysians? And how likely is it that it will b...
Strengthening parliamentary democracy 4 May 2013 | 12:59 am
The majority of MPs who responded to MP Watch want parliamentary democracy strengthened. Two top suggestions for doing this were reforming election practices and having parliamentary select committees...