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PKR urged to take disciplinary action against the recalcitrant Khalid Ibrahim

July 31, 2014

PKR urged to take disciplinary action against the recalcitrant Khalid Ibrahim


A group of grassroots PKR leaders have called on the party to take disciplinary action against Selangor Menteri Besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim for insisting on staying on as the state’s chief executive officer.”His recent actions clearly undermine the stance and decision of the PKR leadership council and the leadership of Pakatan Rakyat (to replace him). 550 more words


Cambodia's long march toward democracy

Cambodia has just taken a crucial step toward more participatory politics. But further progress toward democracy is likely to be slow and evolutionary rather than sudden and dramatic. 1,148 more words


African Women - Powering the African Dream

Did you know today – 31st July – is Africa Women’s Day?
The day was declared in 1962 by the Africa Union Assembly, following the… 278 more words

Women's Rights

Putting the rage in suffrage

“There’s really no point to voting. If it made any difference, it would probably be illegal.”

–H.L. Mencken

One of the most sacrosanct values of modern government is the ability to vote.

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The Lawlessness of History: The Case of Iran

It is a natural human impulse to seek order where we see chaos. Presented with the seeming anarchy of the natural world, we have sought to find a few underlying patterns or laws. 922 more words




en passant this morning. I parked the car, jumped out and forthwith noticed the patterns of water droplets on the roof. It occurred to me… 908 more words