As the ruling People's Action Party gathered for its biennial conference, it has become clear that its 4G leaders plan to stick to its political playbook, even as the politics of fear becomes increasingly self-defeating.
KC Chew has lived a life of risk, rebellion and rebirth. Detained without trial in 1987 for being a "Marxist conspirator", the connector of people has tried to straddle the line between the establishment and the outside. Has he succeeded?
It may be time for Singapore to reconsider how it prices new public housing units. Yet by using POFMA to shut down an alternative view, the government stifles public discourse.
The recent announcement that S377A will soon be repealed is cause for celebration. Yet societal attitudes towards the queer community will not change overnight.
By conflating protectionism with traditional workplace discrimination, we risk creating a watered-down law that fails to address the real discrimination faced by people from from marginalised groups.