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Looking far and going deep: Futuring the Economy

One of the boldest and most penetrating commentaries I have ever read on the Singapore economy, by Devadas Krishnadas, a recognised thought leader in strategy as well as public and economic policy. His writings have been published in local and regional newspapers such as … Continue reading

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond

An article by Mr Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, about arguably the most critical megatrend sweeping the world today — one whose impact will be felt by you, by me, by everyone on this earth. We stand … Continue reading

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What ails global trade?

This incisive commentary, originally published in the Financial Times, provides an exceptionally clear and lucid picture of some of the greatest megatrends sweeping the world. Many of these trends, such as 3D printing and the possible structural contraction in the shipping industry … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as charity

An intellectually challenging blog post from Troy Fawkes that can help build your philosophical reasoning ability. How would you challenge his reasoning? …… Every relationship you have or have ever had in your life is an exchange of value. This … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo horror is not an attack on free speech

Just read a very balanced commentary on the inflammatory topic of the Charlie Hebdo bloodbath, written by a Singaporean PhD student. For me, what happened in France was the result of the clash of two extremes: an extreme interpretation of religious … Continue reading

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The trouble with the genetically modified future

Like many people, I have long wondered about the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMO). They have become so ubiquitous that they account for about 80 per cent of the corn grown in the United States. Yet, we know almost … Continue reading

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The problem of definition

I was reminded of how problematic – and critical – definitions are in GP when I was doing a Google search for ‘social capital’. My understanding of the term was shaped by a commentary I read some years ago, that … Continue reading

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