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

  • 6 days ago

    Punish bosses to cull illegal foreign workers

  • 1 week ago

    The Shafie opening

  • 2 weeks ago

    So what will Malaysia look like in the next two years?

  • 3 weeks ago

    A letter to the contestants for Pakatan leadership

More from Praba Ganesan

  • 1 month ago

    Keep employment central in the recovery game

    JUNE 11 — Jobs. Plural. The real priority. So no, not about the prime minister’s job. Rather, the hundreds of thousands of jobs gone and expected to go in the months to come....

  • 1 month ago

    Moonlighting MPs and the tale of untapped talents

    JUNE 4 — The casual way how stewardship of Klang Valley’s trains (LRT & MRT) and buses (Rapid and feeder) is handed over to one of Dewan Rakyat’s most prolific...

  • 1 month ago

    Rebuild Pakatan, not go headless chicken

    MAY 28 — The 15th General Election must happen before 2024. However, Pakatan Harapan (PH) expects to capsize Perikatan Nasional’s (PN) dysfunctional love-boat long before...

  • 1 month ago

    Sugu Pavithra cooks for Malaysia

    MAY 21 — A young lass from Ipoh’s old gangster haunt Buntong has captured the imagination of the prime minister and country and is firmly on a trajectory to fame.  Still,...

  • 2 months ago

    The false race to win MPs

    MAY 14 — What really surprises surely, is to know there are those surprised the prime minister barred debate in the Dewan Rakyat for next Monday’s session. Further, even...

  • 2 months ago

    No one wants an election this season

    MAY 7 — Reboots solve 99 per cent of computer problems. Unfortunately, I struggle to find the restart button for Malaysia’s political system. Or fend off the nauseating...

  • 2 months ago

    Rohingyas and the rest of the migrant gang, what to do now?

    APRIL 30 — A perfect storm lies waiting for Malaysia. The rage over Rohingya control or demands in Selayang is only the tip of the iceberg. The city’s wholesale market...

  • 2 months ago

    Covid-19: Political truce desperately needed

    APRIL 23 — Maybe time to invite Anwar back. Tomorrow’s a big day, the government informs us its decision on the Movement Control Order (MCO) — as we approach the home...

  • 2 months ago

    A ministry of truth stalks us all

    APRIL 16 — They say a lie once it has a head start, it’s impossible to catch up to. Let’s earnestly hope it’s no more than three hours, because that’s how much time the...

  • 3 months ago

    Get your mind ready today for post-MCO

    APRIL 9 — Break glass in case of emergency, the notice read! Seriously folks — as if it’s not serious enough without the reminder — don’t panic in these testing...

  • 3 months ago

    We are in it together

    APRIL 2 — When this is over, I’m going to find a large field and lie down on it and let the sun hurt my eyes. The great outdoors. Tick. But till then, and even after I’m...

  • 3 months ago

    Tales from Cheras, the Langat side

    MARCH 26 — “Covid cases in Suntex Garden... there’ll be carriers in Cuepacs for sure... minimise contact with everyone.” My sister all the way from Annecy, France. Being...

  • 3 months ago

    Laughter in a time of disease

    MARCH 19 — The virus is not airborne, but everyone can smell the fear in the air. There are worried people out there. And you can’t blame them. Therefore, it’s time to rely...

  • 4 months ago

    What we get? A Cabinet filled with Malaysians

    MARCH 12 — On the morning before Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin released his Cabinet line-up, I posted a video of the Selangor football coach ranting about race-abuse....

  • 4 months ago

    Pakatan better be soul searching

    MARCH 5 — Will they heed the call? May 7, 2013. As I stood by the stage in an empty MBPJ Stadium while crew members moved sound and general equipment around, that’s what ran...