OPINION: Barriers to remaking the PAP - Alex Au:

I posit in this article, four major barriers to real change: 1. A subservient relationship with the civil service 2. Members of parliament who are not fulltime at the job 3. Its cadre system and a lack of internal party democracy 4. Stonewalled by the government’s refusal to share data As the reader will immediately observe, these are very deep-rooted issues. Changing any of these will be seen as extremely threatening to the status quo. But I will try to explain below why each is a serious impediment to real change.

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