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Singapore’s ‘Martyr,’ Chee Soon Juan

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

Hugo Restall, at the Far Eastern Economic Review, interviews Chee Soon Juan, and in the process, asks some tough questions about Singapore’s future and the political tensions beneath what appears to be a calm surface. …read more

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The Current State

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

Here at The Intelligent Singaporean (IS), we value your opinion. No point of view is too trivial or unimportant. Cobalt Paladin examines some current issues and offers constructive criticism, in IS’s first external submission …read more.

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Fall (and Rise) of Mr Brown

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

Mr Brown’s “criticisms of government policies are actually very superficial.” Why then did the government make such a big fuss about it? It takes some intelligent chemistry to understand why …read more.

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Singapore Central

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

Is Mr Brown overrated? What is the nature of resistance in Singapore? What do people go through when they resist the dominant powers of society? Xenoboy asks tough questions, and gives them intelligent consideration …read more.

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Singaporeans are Not Fed, Up with Non-partisanism

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

Molly Meek the bimbo doesn’t seem so bimbotic. She has written some interesting commentary on the Mr. Brown saga. …read more.

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The Politics of Babies

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

Many of you will have been lucky to be child number 2, just before Uncle Lee decided that your parents should not have any more children. Your potential siblings, however, were not so fortunate. Prof Saw Swee Hock has written a book on the subject, which is reviewed by Ringisei. …read more.

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The Intelligent Singaporean

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

It’s nice to know that someone out there actually thinks this blog is a good idea. Let’s hope i can turn this good idea into a good blog. Any help would be appreciated. …read more.

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Managing Dissent

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

It seems there is a science to managing those who are unhappy about your policies. Tan Tarn How has written an insightful piece on the subject. …read more.

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Yawning about Citizen Journalism

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

Alex Au was quoted in the ST feature of ‘citizen journalism.’ He is, however, less than thrilled with what was portrayed in the paper. …read more.

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Stomp! Stomp!

Posted by inspir3d on July 11, 2006

The Straits Times portrays STOMP as citizen journalism. Cherian George, however, disagrees. …read more

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