Opinion & Features

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Neo-Liberalism and the ‘War on Terror’ Industry

May 18, 2012 by Dr. Farish A. Noor

The logic of neo-liberal economics operates on one unstated premise: That citizens are universal subjects who are both suppliers of alienable/alienated labour as well as consumers of the very same goods and services they produce.

Wacana Pemikiran Reformis

May 17, 2012 by Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad

Menulis Kata Pengantar kepada antologi esei dalam buku Wacana Pemikiran Reformis ini oleh sekumpulan pemikir muda Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) mengingatkan cita-cita saya yang tidak kesampaian.

Syahadat Sosial Agama-Agama

April 12, 2012 by Hasnan Bachtiar | Peneliti Filsafat di Pusat Studi Islam dan Filsafat (PSIF) UMM | Aktivis Jaringan Intelektual Muda Muhammadiyah (JIMM)

DEWASA INI, di tengah hiruk pikuk kehidupan yang sangat kompleks, sudah saatnya agama memainkan peran untuk menjawab segala problem kemanusiaan. Kenaikan BBM, kemiskinan, kapitalisme, pemerintahan yang korup, geliat tiran para penguasa dan lain sebagainya, kiranya memiliki hubungan yang erat dengan […]

Historical Reconstruction Again?

March 6, 2012 by Dr. Farish A. Noor

And so, for reasons that are both complex and irritating, the past is being dragged into the present yet again; while we Malaysians bury our heads in the sand and neglect the future. By now most of us will be […]