PSM crosses 20-year hurdle

by S. Arutchelvan It was May 1, 1998. At the front lobby of Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, Mohd Nasir Hashim, V Selvam and I were excitedly reading an article in The Star. It was the news of PSM sending in its application for registration, the previous day, at the Selangor office of the Registrar of…

Resolutions of the 21st National Congress of PSM

Resolutions of the 21st National Congress of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) 14th July 2019, Kajang 1. Rights of Workers –  A guarantee of job security, sufficient income and quality of life for workers: The Government must implement minimum wage of RM1800. Mandatory for every worker to have their weekly days off without being…

A leadership transition in the 21st PSM congress

by A. Sivarajan The 21st national congress of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) took place from the 12th to the 14th of July 2019 in Kajang, Selangor. This congress featured the culmination of a leadership transition process that started five years ago. The original office-holders of  top party leadership positions from PSM’s founding in…

International Solidarity Messages to 21st National Congress of PSM

Below is the collection of solidarity messages from fraternal parties and organisations around the world to the 21st National Congress of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM). Australia Asia Worker Links (AAWL) Australia Asia Worker Links (AAWL) would like to send fraternal greetings to our sisters and brothers of the PSM. With political uncertainty and…

Racism for the Poor, Capitalism for the Rich

by Letchimi Devi A community, Zulu ethnic were rich with lucrative trade of gold, copper and ivory. In the 1600s they were viciously displaced and thrust into forced labour by the Dutch settlers. 150 years later, another settler, the British, occupied their land. The Zulu community is gradually evicted from their own land and made…

Are we more united as a nation after GE-14?

(This is a paper presented by Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj, Central Committee Member of PSM, at Forum in Taylors University on 26/6/19.) No, we are more divided and along ethnic lines post 14th General Election (GE-14). I say this based on the following observations – –          The votes received by UMNO-PAS in the by-elections in Camerons…

Dumping and burning of plastic waste continues?

PSM Kedah condemns the illegal dumping and open air burning of huge amounts of plastic waste in several areas around Sungai Petani town. This irresponsible act has seriously affected the health of the residents living in the vicinity of the sites where the waste was dumped. With reference to the exposure made by Consumer Association…