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It’s all about vaccinations as Singapore moves forward with its Covid strategy

Over this past week I sent out another secondhand book to a new home! Milo Peng Funders, who get first dibs on secondhand books that I have to give away, keep this newsletter running, as well as supporting my other independent writing and civil society work. Please become one if

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Circle of Tsundoku: The Weight of Our Sky

Circle of Tsundoku is a new initiative (if you can call it that) of the We, The Citizens newsletter, in which I give away secondhand books. These are usually books that I’ve collected over the years and either (1) read and decided that I’ll give them away to

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The F&B industry pays the price (again) as Delta spreads

Milo Peng Funders keep this newsletter running, as well as supporting my other independent writing and civil society work, so please become one if you can! You can also tip me on my Ko-Fi page. Here we go again...Singapore is back to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) measures, which means

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KTV lounges put Singapore in a sticky spot

We, The Citizens is a newsletter covering Singapore with a focus on politics, democracy, human rights, and social justice. The weekly wraps are free to everyone. I also often send out special issues, ranging from analysis/commentary on current affairs to longform reported features—these are always emailed directly to

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CMIOs debating the Ethnic Integration Policy

Milo Peng Funders keep this newsletter running, as well as supporting my other independent writing and civil society work, so please become one if you can! You can also tip me on my Ko-Fi page. One year ago today, Singaporeans went to the polls and defied predictions of a “flight

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The CECA debate heats up

PSP hasn't even filed their motion on CECA, but the drama is already on its way.

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Accepting that Covid-19’s probably here to stay…

Milo Peng Funders keep this newsletter running, as well as supporting my other independent writing and civil society work, so please become one if you can! You can also tip me on my Ko-Fi page. I closed applications for the Kaya Toast Mini-Mentorship Initiative at the beginning of this week!

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A snowflake’s take on how NOT to do public relations

Milo Peng Funders keep this newsletter running, as well as supporting my other independent writing and civil society work, so please become one if you can! You can also tip me on my Ko-Fi page. Applications for the Kaya Toast Mini-Mentorship Initiative close on the 21st! Find out more and

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We have Racist Spectacles, but where is the national reckoning?

Milo Peng Funders keep this newsletter running, as well as supporting my other independent writing and civil society work, so please become one if you can! You can also tip me on my Ko-Fi page. HAPPY PINK DOT DAY! 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️ Here's how you can be part of Pink Dot 13. Covid-19

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The People’s Association’s Hari Raya snafu

Milo Peng Funders keep this newsletter running, as well as supporting my other independent writing and civil society work, so please become one if you can! You can also tip me on my Ko-Fi page. It was the anniversary of the June 4, 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.