Monthly Archives: January 2014

U-Save: a sign of a shifting social compact

I am quite struck by how generous the Singapore Government is becoming towards the lower-income members of our society, usually residing in three-room and smaller HDB flats. This is the leaflet given out to all public housing residents this month … Continue reading

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Big Business awakens to the threat of climate change

Ever since the environmental movement began, there has been a fundamental clash between the self-serving interests of Big Business and the broader interests of humanity and Mother Earth. But as this New York Times article reports, Big Business is now discovering … Continue reading

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What it takes to produce a Steve Jobs (it might not be what you think)

I am in the midst of reading the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. I wanted to learn what made this charismatic, enigmatic genius tick. Where he got his creativity from. I’m sure his creativity stems from a set … Continue reading

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Invisible child: Dasani’s homeless life

We all know about homeless people, but how many of us are aware of the millions of homeless children in the world? Did you know that even in New York City, one of the wealthiest cities in the world, there are … Continue reading

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