Maybe We Should Move On: Highlights from the Tembusu Forum on GE2020

Lance Wu reports on the Tembusu forum on GE2020, where the discussion covered campaign tactics, the human aspect of governance, POFMA, and the politics of race.

Brazil, Weber, and Foucault

Jonathan Lee analyses the film Brazil’s satire of bureaucracy with reference to Weber and Foucault.

Can I Be a Feminist?

Responding to a class discussion that left him intrigued, Jonathan Lee reflects on gender, inequality and the feminist movement – a timely piece in light of International Women’s Day earlier this month.

A Straw Man Argument

Erica Lim writes about the need for disability rights in the sustainability movement, arguing that the two movements can and should work together.

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye: Demythologising the Singapore Story

As Singapore prepares to commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of Sir Stamford Raffles’s arrival in January 1819, Jonathan turns to an unlikely source of historical knowledge: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. In this article, he reflects on the politics of remembering and forgetting, and on the form and content of Singaporean public memory.

10 Questions I wished I asked PM Justin Trudeau when he visited NUS

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a town hall dialogue titled “Canada and Asia in a Changing World” at NUS on 15 November. Here’s a list of questions Bryan Kwa prepared but didn’t get to ask.