Praba Ganesan

Praba Ganesan

Praba Ganesan is chief executive at KUASA, a democracy outreach organisation. It's time to be involved. You can contact him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @prabaganesan.

Recent Opinions

  • 1 day ago

    Time for DAP to be truly Malaysian

  • 1 week ago

    How real is my 'mamak mee'?

  • 2 weeks ago

    Doublethink is our ideology

  • 3 weeks ago

    The crazy year is upon us

More from Praba Ganesan

  • 4 weeks ago

    Dysfunctional 2018... the winners

    DECEMBER 20 ― One man’s meat is another man’s tofu, a former vegetarian told me. It suits the occasion, the quote, I mean. Random, hazard-ridden and all kinds of into the...

  • 1 month ago

    The choice of fear over hope

    DECEMBER 13 — I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear...

  • 1 month ago

    Time to save the legacy schools

    DECEMBER 6 — Former inspector-general of police Hanif Omar spoke about a visit to his alma mater, Malay College Kuala Kangsar, when he retired from government service years...

  • 1 month ago

    Don’t give in to the hate news

    NOVEMBER 29 — A firefighter fights for his life. A temple compound turns into a battlefield. Police keep watch; they arrest troublemakers and separate foes. And then,...

  • 1 month ago

    Burning the race candle from both ends

    NOVEMBER 22 — Currently, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is a rock star to many. But signs are present, indicating the shine is wearing off. Six months after the general election. And...

  • 2 months ago

    That equality conversation

    NOVEMBER 15 — Should we pursue equality for all Malaysians? More than a few of my countrymen felt it’s a lousy idea. Actually, 119,039 folks to be exact, as of yesterday...

  • 2 months ago

    Sorry seems to be the hardest word this PKR Election

    NOVEMBER 8 — How much anger can a party election generate? I’m not sure, but if it is about setting records, then the ongoing #PemilihanPKR2018 is the bomb. Phantom voter...

  • 2 months ago

    Hail, lord customer arrives!

    NOVEMBER 1 — My godchildren visited Sunway Pyramid, in order to spend time with this unwieldy godparent. It was a mixed bag, not the bond among misfits but the customer service...

  • 2 months ago

    The Zahid Hamidi Destruction Counter

    OCTOBER 25 — Ex-deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has claimed — not suggested, mildly related, loosely associated, casually reminded, leisurely ad-libbed or faintly...

  • 3 months ago

    How many ‘Datuks’ do you need to change a lightbulb?

    OCTOBER 18 — I’ve stopped ringing up politicians for the time being. With titles showered down on them this awards season, I can’t be sure how to address these “friends”...

  • 3 months ago

    Port Dickson: An insight to future Malaysia

    OCTOBER 11 — About 75,000 voters on Saturday, or more specifically those who decide to show up from Port Dickson’s electoral roll, may well decide who will be prime minister...

  • 3 months ago

    Not every Tan owns a football club

    OCTOBER 4 ― It’s a glass half full or empty scenario depending on the reader’s context. International trips can provide clarity, since in these away matches our Jaguh...

  • 3 months ago

    Why faith in the poor works

    SEPTEMBER 27 — I’ll tell a story. Since you might think, that it is all politics with me. My uncle Thangga died years ago. Quite a while after my dad, but it’s been a while....

  • 3 months ago

    Mahathir and Anwar’s battle for Umno

    SEPTEMBER 20 — Hundred-twenty-four. Remember the number. Since these are busy days. Both the Anwar Ibrahim and Mahathir Mohamad camps are stuck in seemingly perpetual political...

  • 4 months ago

    Malaysia Day top five Baharu list

    SEPT EMBER 13 — Going positive. Consider these, for this Malaysia Day weekend. To help embrace Malaysia in these days of political volatility and fake news. 1. Look at the Asian...