Tag: meritocracy

Academic criticises Indranee Rajah’s argument that meritocracy is a “rising tide that will lift...

Singapore academic Adrian Kuah has criticised People's Action Party (PAP) politician Indranee Rajah's use of the metaphor "a rising tide that lifted all boats"...

Ong Ye Kung urges a ‘doubling down’ on meritocracy

Contrary to the criticism that the well-beloved tenet of meritocracy as a cause of inequality that has been going around later, Ong Ye Kung,...

Former teacher responds to CNA Insider video, “It’s not meritocracy, it’s privilege.”

CNA released a video called “Regardless of Class” last week which went viral, as it shone a light on income inequality as the biggest...

Primary 1 anxiety: Time for rethink on alumni connections

It is that time of the year again when the apprehension of parents with six-year-olds will grow by the day as they watch the...

Reframing debates and renegotiating contracts

By Pravin Prakash In recent weeks, much of the debate in the public space has revolved around both the defamation case lodged by the Prime...

What would Goh Keng Swee do?

By Yudhishthra Nathan In attempting to envision a new consensus for public institutions and systems post-GE 2011, there has been a desire for reform of...

Where are the political changes?

The President pressed all the right buttons to show that Singapore’s centre of gravity as far as social policies are concerned is shifting to...
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