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Brexit: 5 things we learned from a night that shook Europe

    The United Kingdom is a country divided, and may not be a country for long Jon Stone, The Independent 24 June 2016 Britain voted to leave the European Union on Thursday by 52 per cent to 48 per … Continue reading

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The grim truth behind the Scandinavian ‘miracle’

Michael Booth Monday 27 January 2014 18.46 GMT Last modified on Tuesday 3 June 2014 05.41 BST For the past few years the world has been in thrall to all things Nordic (for which purpose we must of course add … Continue reading

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Singapore is not an island

A must-read article for all Singaporeans and Malaysians alike, by one of Singapore’s foremost intellectuals, Mr Bilahari Kausikan. …… Malaysia is undergoing a systemic change that has profound consequences for Singapore What do most Singaporeans make of recent events in … Continue reading

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A Short (and hopefully sweet) political comment

On Cooling Off Day, the briefest of political arguments: 1. In any polity, you either have a dominant party or you have gridlock. 2. Tiny Singapore cannot afford gridlock. 3. Therefore, we need a dominant party. 4. The question then … Continue reading

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Whistle-blower website claims M’sian Attorney-General was about to press charges against PM Najib before he got fired

The Sarawak Report is a whistle-blowing website run by a British woman, Clare Rewcastle-Brown, which has published many articles claiming to expose wrongdoing in the Malaysian government. The website has been blocked in Malaysia. While some might question the credibility … Continue reading

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‘For the majority of people, the Arts are irrelevant to their daily lives.’ How true is this of your society? (A-level GP exam, 2014)

‘For the majority of people, the Arts are irrelevant to their daily lives.’ How true is this of your society? (A-level GP exam, 2014) By Steven Ooi Being a small state with no natural resources or strategic hinterland to fall … Continue reading

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The Google University Effect

A very useful piece about the effect of the Internet on human thinking, which can then impact social relationships and cohesion. …….. I remain endlessly fascinated with the incredible social experiment we have all been living through over the last … Continue reading

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