11 May '12, 4pm

Well said Comrade Au. Yawning Bread: We are all Marxists.

This month marks the 25th anniversary of Operation Spectrum, a series of arrests and detentions of over 20 persons accused of being part of a “Marxist Conspiracy”. It is one of the most disgraceful episodes in Singapore’s history – an abuse of power, a mockery of the rule of law, and a trampling of truth. Not a single one of those arrested was given a fair and open trial; all were detained under the infamous Internal Security Act for varying lengths of time. Survivors will be marking this anniversary on Saturday, 19 May 2012, at Hong Lim Park, with additional events in the months to follow. Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of Operation Coldstore, an earlier wave of detentions, also without trial, carried out in 1963. Since the People’s Action Party (PAP) came to power in 1959, a total of 2,460 persons had suffered detention without trial. This was revealed when the...

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The Micah True Autopsy Explained

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will not be a Carrie Underwood album without her classic emotional ballads. Following familiar themes of family, growing u...

Is College a Good Investment?

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Does it make economic sense to invest in a college degree? If you’re studying engineering or can get yourself into a priva...

Yawning Bread: GE2011 – one year on

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Thailand advised to play the 'good child' in border dispute

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Our democracy is working - by Darren Nah (TMI)

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Opportunity Rover Fires Up Engines, Starts Anot...

spectrum.ieee.org 10 May '12, 2pm

This picture shows the spot that the Opportunity Mars rover has been sitting on for the last 19 weeks doing its level best...

Isn't she awesome?>> Opportunity Rover Fires Up...

spectrum.ieee.org 10 May '12, 2pm

This picture shows the spot that the Opportunity Mars rover has been sitting on for the last 19 weeks doing its level best...

Isn't she awesome?>> Opportunity Rover Fires Up...

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Megachurches and the cultural applications of r...

yawningbread.wordpress.com 04 May '12, 6am

I think that developing a personal relationship with God and knowing of His incomprehensible love for each of us personall...