But herein lies the problem. While Sangeetha has every right to speak out against the perceived Chinese Privilege, she might have hit some raw nerve, when she wrote "I’m the only person who gets to decide what Chinese privilege is or isn’t." Which drove one reader to write in, indicating while he believe in Sangeetha's cause against racism, we all need to see her for what she really is - an imperfect human unable to look past your own ego.Read More »
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YALE-NUS INVITES CONTROVERSIAL FIGURE TO SPEAK ON CHINESE PRIVILEGE, CREATES MORE RACIAL DIVIDE IN S’PORE?
Saw this at the Yale-NUS library. Even for a "liberal" college, this is a new low. Might be my own opinion but shouldn't we be striving to rid ourselves of our C/M/I/O markers? Shouldn't we be striving to create a truly Singaporean identity, no matter how contrived it may be? Playing ethnic/racial lines and politicising this issue is a sure fire way to deepen racial lines and cause greater divide.Read More »