tl;dr in case you don’t have time to read the whole thing: We, The Citizens is moving from Substack to Ghost. All content and subscribers, free and pai…
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Last year, shortly after the general election in July, I began to notice people talking about “cancel culture” in Singapore. There were moderates who f…
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I’m sorry that this week’s round-up is a day late! I had a long day on Friday—Zoom calls! Admin! Emails!—and then an early-ish start on Saturday, so co…
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A guest issue by Singapore Climate Rally (SGCR)
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In last week’s round-up, I asked you what you think of the salaries that mayors get. Over 200 of you responded: Why the mata-mata so free Firstly: welc…
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On 16 February, the Singapore government announced a petrol hike, framed as a way to address climate change. Premium grade petrol went up by about 23%,…
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Read in Solidarity Book Club, Week 2Hello! This week of the Read in Solidarity Book Club focuses on the practice of civil disobedience. Here are the recommended readings: Nafeez Ah…
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Also: questions over the "outrageous" salaries of Singapore's five mayors
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Tweaking dormitory standards and donating to migrant rights groups aren't going to be enough to address the exploitation of migrant workers in Singapor…
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Read in Solidarity Book Club, Week 1Hello! This is the discussion thread for the first week of the Read in Solidarity book club, only open to Milo Peng Funders. This week’s topic i…
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Over at Samseng Zhabor, my newsletter of whimsy and musings, I’ve written about how I hoard books. Before we begin, a question Some of you might know t…
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Also: inequality in Singapore during COVID-19, a new Green Plan, and the fight for space for the arts
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