Tan Kin Lian recently posted his views on high levels of corruption in many democratic countries, where it happens at the top levels involving people with power and influence. Such countries are even worse off when their leaders remain in power for decades and abuse state resources. Such leaders mask their acts behind words like "free market" and "democratic electoral system." Does this type of democracy sound familiar?
This maths question, shown in the attached picture, highlights the economic and social inequalities in Singapore. A gardener is sacked and replaced by a cleaner while the Mr Tan in the question just pays $820 for 20 days of work.