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Dear reader, This is Faris, taking over newsletter duties from Sudhir for the week. I’m in London wading through archives at the British Library. In the silence of the stacks, among other time-travellers, I’ve encountered some intriguing people. There’s a Tamil Muslim woman from Melaka who bequeathed...

Philip Holden   |  

Philip Holden uses critical fabulation to untangle the intellectual journey of one of Singapore's founding fathers from the larger, dominant one into which it has been tightly woven. The result is a sense of incompleteness, of loose threads than flawless finality.

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UBS report lets the Gini out of the bottle, Singaporeans prefer to keep mum in nanny state, parents of children with autism want greater inclusivity, George Town Festival faces backlash, public art becoming public enemy number one, Grab’s Trans-cab acquisition in peril, and more.

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Dear reader, You’re reading Jom newsletter #100! There’s a lot going on today, so lest you suffer death by hyperlink, please click on what you like. Newsletters. Thanks to the over 5,500 of you who’re now with us on this journey. It’s an appropriate juncture...

Teo You Yenn   |  

In this excerpt from her chapter in Why Not? Thinking about Singapore's tomorrow, sociologist Teo You Yenn discusses the conditions that will enable people to exercise choice, autonomy, and ethical agency as they live the lives they want.

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