An excerpt from Brown Is Redacted, a new book published by Ethos Books.
The following is an excerpt from a chapter of What We Inherit: Growing Up Indian, an anthology published by the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) telling the stories of Indian women (and a few men) in Singapore. What We Inherit is now available for pre-order — the link
With some help from friends and readers of We, The Citizens, a starting point for anyone wading through all the social media posts, news reports, misinformation and confusions about the war in Ukraine.
Apologies for not having a weekly wrap today — an emergency came up yesterday afternoon and I basically ran out of time to write a wrap. 😭 If I can, I'll write one this weekend so you'll get a wrap on Monday. If not, we'll be back to regular programming next weekend,
Apologies for not having a weekly wrap this Saturday; in trying to take on a few big deadlines I've overdone it and run myself down. 😢 But I'm really excited about this special issue; it covers something that I've been curious about for a long time, and I'm so glad that
cw: death, murder, violence
The following is a guest issue by Jolene Tan. Jolene is a Singaporean writer whose novels include AFTER THE INQUIRY (Ethos Books, 2021) and A CERTAIN EXPOSURE (Epigram Books, 2014). She previously ran communications and advocacy at AWARE, and she was a co-founder of No To Rape, the campaign to
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You've probably seen the news about a sexist online poll promoting sexual assault against Muslim religious teachers. (I briefly mentioned it in a previous weekly wrap [https://www.wethecitizens.net/what-should-we-do-about-national-service/].) The police are now investigating it [https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/mps-and-religious-leaders-speak-out-against-offensive-poll-ranking-female-asatizah] , but punishing these perpetrators isn't going to
A guest issue by Singapore Climate Rally (SGCR)