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Income Inequality and How to Not Fix It

Income Inequality and How to Not Fix It

The spectre of income inequality (“the rich get richer, the poor get poorer”) has never been greater in recent years. This is not a problem confined to just Singapore, but a good chunk of the developed world as well. The dialogue of income inequality has been raging across the media in the US, UK and even China. Not one... 

The Case for Fixed Election Dates and the Fallacy of “Asian Values”

The Case for Fixed Election Dates and the Fallacy of “Asian Values”

Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo announced in Bangkok earlier this month that “the next general election is not due till February 2012″, but “it could be in the second quarter of the year”. It can be further deduced that the general elections will not happen till after March either, as the Budget... 

In Response to MM Lee on Education: A Brief Critique and Proposed Ideas

In Response to MM Lee on Education: A Brief Critique and Proposed Ideas

Ref: http://www.pap.org.sg/articleview.php?id=7753&mode&cid=23&preview=1 Statistically, there is nothing factually wrong with saying that kids whose parents have degrees tend to fare better in academics. The Economist (http://www.economist.com/node/17929013) cites OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and... 

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