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An Open Letter to the Minister of Home Affairs

Dear Mr Shanmugam,

I refer to the shoddy, petulant and misleading press release dated 25 March 2017 issued by your ministry entitled “MHA’s Comments on Amos Yee’s Asylum Application. 1,891 more words


On Trump and Russia

Amazing long-form piece on President Trump’s Russia ties (and Russian hacking), the 2016 US election, and great power politics and US domestic politics going forward.

Attitude Creates or Perpetuates Circumstances

There are examples all around us that we just take for granted. We see that successful people seem to be happier, more patient, more compassionate and never carry a grudge. 348 more words

The Hong Kong elections

Hong Kong, where this blog is being written over this winter, matters. It is one of the world’s great cities, a veritable city-state with its own membership in many, many international bodies, and a global financial capital. 677 more words

Foreign Policy

New chapter - Integrity and Democracy

I’ll be posting more about Integrity and Democracy in Digital Media┬áin the upcoming weeks on here, and on my twitter as well. Then writing a more… 220 more words


The Machine

In the cold young, old, exercise rights

Our government graciously bestowed

We vote; states big, small, blue,

Red, stay home if you dare

I watch the machine great faith in… 219 more words

US Politics