07 Mar '11, 3am

We are willing to subject our ideas to scrutiny and open debate in the marketplace of ideas. Only good can come of...

We are willing to subject our ideas to scrutiny and open debate in the marketplace of ideas. Only good can come of...

Long before these observers expressed their views, the Singapore Democrats had already published our manifesto. We then launched our alternative economic programme, It's About You , towards the end of last year. Two days before the Finance Minister announced the Government’s Budget in Parliament, we launched Shadow Budget 2011: Empowering the Nation . To date, however, the Straits Times has been very reserved in giving these alternative ideas publicity. And yet you continue to print comments calling on opposition parties to come up with alternatives as if the SDP's publications did not exist. Why not give the Shadow Budget that my team and I drew up more attention? Surely a historic document, coming immediately before the government’s budget, and embodying a framework in line with international (and domestic) thinking deserves more than a brief one-time report? As the Budg...

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