Articles: Young Democrats
17 July 2013
In the past few months, Singapore’s political landscape has witnessed an enthusiastic and passionate involvement of the people in the discussion of our nation’s future.
There have been calls on the social media for the Government to re-think its implementation of the Population White Paper, in the face of the increasing strain placed on existing infrastructure and the social fabric by unbridled immigration.
15 July 2013
Jeremy Chen, Jagwinder Singh and Clarence
We, as members of the Young Democrats, would like to share with you a little about our party, its principles and what they mean to us. We joined the SDP and remain actively involved in it because of what the party stands for: Civil rights/human rights, democracy and the well-being of Singaporeans. Let us clarify what each of the three mean to us in greater detail.
18 June 2013
I would like to add to Bryan Lim's Perspectives piece Do we need to spend so much on arms? Having been in the defence industry, I am reasonably familiar with what we call "defence development". Singapore has very well structured defence development plans. Adopting a project management perspective, our plans are intricate, well-structured and each milestone builds on previous milestones.
21 May 2013
Have you ever wondered how Speakers' Corner came to be? If you thought it was the result of a kind-hearted Government handing to us because it respected our civil liberties, you're wrong. The government would rather we keep quiet about all our unhappiness and keep it that way for as long as possible.
16 May 2013
In the last several years, local environmental NGOs have been making important contributions to the debate on climate change. Recently, the Nature Society of Singapore produced a position paper on the effects of tampering with the Bukit Brown Cemetery ecology.
20 February 2013
The Young Democrats who helped with the event on 2 February 2013 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Operation Coldstore attended a reunion lunch with the members of the now defunct Barisan Sosialis.
It wasn't a grand reunion lunch, but it was definitely a very big and lively one. I had counted about 20 tables of nine to ten people seated at each table. And people were actually roaming from table to table, to rekindle old friendships, to say hi again, and to talk about old times.