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Tag: Kenneth Jeyaretnam

National CONversation

How Today Newspaper defines 'Irony' by mixing up "State Managed" and "Stage managed ". How the National CONversation is partisan PAP propaganda. How we need a Singaporean Conversation for Singaporeans, by Singaporeans- all of us!

Challenging our US$4 billion loan to IMF. Press Conference and Statement.

Update:http://app.supremecourt.gov.sg/data/registrarHearing/08_17072012_OS.pdf 13. OS657/2012 KENNETH ANDREW JEYARETNAM (L F VIOLET NETTO) ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR LEAVE TO APPLY FOR A QUASHING ORDER _________________________________________________________________________________________________ The following is a transcript of a Press statement […]

The Truth about that IMF Loan

Yesterday I received confirmation from the President’s office that his permission had not been sought for our republic’s loan to the IMF. So now we know three things in addition to the recent confirmation by the President. […]

Immigration is the Elephant in the Room

Yesterday the ST gave us a centre-page spread by two vice-presidents of the Economics Society discussing the rise in inequality in Singapore. The fact that one of them is the […]

Dear Santa, I don’t like the cadre and secret cabal I got last year. Next year I’d like some openness, competition and democracy instead.

A cadre system is one in which the leadership of the Party selects certain members to be cadres. The cadres are then the only members who have voting rights. A discussion of the merits and demerits of cadre systems in political parties. The cadre system may explain why the PAP is incapable of learning new lessons .The Reform Party being the only political party in Singapore with a democratic constitution. It is genuinely worrying that so much of the Opposition shares the same mindset and set up as the PAP. This begs the question as to whether their leadership are genuinely interested in change or representation or whether it is merely power that they seek .