21 Apr '11, 4am

Reading this sends chills down my back. Can SG still be called home 10yrs on? GE 2011 : Time for change.... #sgelections

Reading this sends chills down my back. Can SG still be called home 10yrs on? GE 2011 : Time for change.... #sgelections

The picture above was taken by a New Paper reporter and it shows Chee Soon Juan talking to Tan Jee Say. Tan Jee Say was Goh Chok Tong's principal private secretary from 1995 to 2000. Although Tan Jee Say has not decided whether he will be running in the coming elections, the picture of him sitting across a very small table talking to Chee symbolises the serious need for this country to discuss and debate the issues that confront us today and in the near future. In 1990s, I remember a series of forum letters written by Chee Soon Juan to the Straits Times warning of rising income gap and poverty. At that time, he faced a torrent of citicism by the establishment that dismissed his warnings and ran him down for "engaging in the politics of jealousy". 2 decades later, we do not have the Swiss standard of living but the highest income gap among developed countries and a growing ...

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