Migrant workers: A better life in Singapore …

I first published this as a Facebook note on Friday, because I really wanted to respond to remarks I’ve seen floating around on Facebook dismissing criticism of migrant workers’ living conditions based on two main claims: that what they have in Singapore is better than what they had back home, and that they chose to come here anyway. I’ve since heard about it circulating on WhatsApp as well, so I thought I’d email this out to people (for those of you who can’t be bothered with Facebook) and also publish it someplace easier to find and link to.

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