10Dec
Singapore-Malaysia border dispute

Singapore Democrats

Singapore-Malaysia borderSingapore's sovereignty cannot and must not be compromised by anyone and in any form. The current dispute with Malaysia presents a situation where we must be resolute in the defence of our sovereignty.

The paramount objective must be to protect the well-being of our people. To this end, we must pursue every avenue to resolve the matter through dialogue and diplomacy. Our survival as a nation is de ... Read more »

26Nov
Singapore needs bold, visionary leadership to face future but Heng provides none

Singapore Democrats

Mr Heng Swee Keat's appointment as the PAP's 1st Assistant Secretary-General and likely choice as the next Prime Minister has not come as a surprise. He has been mentioned repeatedly as one of the candidates for the PM post.

The question that Singaporeans are concerned about is not who becomes the next PM but rather what he will do for the country.

Singapore's futu ... Read more »

23Nov
Stop crackdown on alternative online news sites and return TOC equipment

Singapore Democrats

The police action against The Online Citizen (TOC) and the seizure of Mr Terry Xu's equipment is yet another demonstration of a government that is totally out-of-sync with a maturing population.

If the authorities deem the report on the TOC website to be untrue, then it should provide its account of the matter. The tactic of ordering the police to visit the publisher's home to raid and con ... Read more »

16Nov
Mr Goh should not mischaracterise what happened at Williams College

Singapore Democrats

ESM Goh Chok Tong has said that I had gone to Williams College where he was awarded an honorary degree in 1995 to “slam” Singapore. Allow me to set the record straight.

Williams College faculty members, headed by a Prof George Crane, had protested against the decision. New York Times columnist, William Safire (deceased), also criticised the College's decision to a ... Read more »

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Gerrymandering in the Lion City

30 August 2018   by Oscar Copeland

Oscar Copeland is a student at the University of California, Berkeley and an intern at the SDP. He wrote this article as part of his research work during his stint with us. He is one of two interns placed by the Academic Internship Council (AIC) based in Singapore. International students seeking internships with the AIC are placed with organisations in various sectors in Singapore including business, science, finance and politics. The SDP has a regular programme for interns and we especially encourage local students to intern with us. Please email your enquiries to: [email protected].