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

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    #Lawan goes to Dataran

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    How to stop millennials from beating up Malaysian politicians

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    Wake us up before August ends

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    Umno leaves PN: Winners and losers

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    Alcohol and other essentials

    JUNE 3 — How many beers does Joe Public need to function throughout MCO 3.0? The answer is self-evident. None. Nobody requires a beer in order to access enough nutrition to...

  • 2 months ago

    Always follow the jab with a hook, how to floor bureaucratic indifference

    May 27 — The rakyat prevailed. Did we? Today, the government’s public transportation manager Prasarana is a chairman lighter and the Covid-19 Immunisation Taskforce issued an...

  • 2 months ago

    Federal vs states, a tale of two suitors and a virus

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  • 2 months ago

    Vaccination schedule decides Covid-19 end

    May 13 — Are you afraid to take the vaccine? I’ve decided. It was not difficult. For those who have not — decided or do the next step to sign up — hear this. It’s a...

  • 2 months ago

    Bersatu’s post-Muhyiddin power vacuum riddle

    MAY 6 — The moment Bersatu launched in 2016, the countdown began. A demise always threatening. Perhaps, eventually vanish the way of Semangat 46, the other Umno splinter party...

  • 3 months ago

    Labour waits for leadership

    APRIL 29 — It’s 3am in the morning, it’s when my father gets home. I’m a taxi and government driver’s son. If that upsets you, I have a different idea: jump into a well....

  • 3 months ago

    PAS the lamb in Bersatu-Umno spat

    APRIL 22 — The minister spoke truth. A PAS minister at that! "Which party does not want to expand its area of control?" Uttered by the plantations and commodity minister it...

  • 3 months ago

    People’s KUASA in GE15

    APRIL 15 — Speak truth to power. On a T-shirt it looks awesome. Spectacular, even. The kind of T-shirt a teen might wear at a rave party — if anyone still remembers how...

  • 3 months ago

    Sabah and Sarawak, 26pc of Borneo but how many per cent Malaysia?

    APRIL 8 — Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and the gigantic Soviet Union were countries in 1963 when the Federation of Malaysia was formed. They are no more today, discarded in...

  • 3 months ago

    Umno’s single-minded charge to the endzone

    APRIL 1 — Fool’s errand to try and veer Umno away from its inevitable battle with Bersatu. The world’s most irritable party held its general assembly last weekend. As custom...

  • 4 months ago

    Assess and fix Covid-19 induced education gaps or lose a generation

    MARCH 25 — The wrong decision probably impairs the long-term future of millions of Malaysians. Primary schools are open, but secondary schools are slated for an April start....