By pressuring IKEA to stop promoting Lawrence Khong’s performance because of Khong’s views, interest groups are saying that they do not disapprove of pressure tactics and coercion, so long as they are the ones doing it.
Malaysia’s policies of defending and enforcing Islamic norms are coming around to bite it in the back.
The second chapter of my upcoming work I, Eschaton.
Celebrating diversity is fine, but the real trick is creating cohesion.
Lee Kuan Yew’s death has inevitably polarised Singapore. One camp eulogises him as the founder of modern Singapore; this group dominates the airwaves and the papers, singing his praises as long and loud as they can. Another camp points to his history of authoritarianism and Machiavellian approach to handling dissent, and criticises Lee across the Internet. The […]