To Understand What the Underprivileged Need, We Must Understand How They Eat

Photography by author. It’s not every day that an interviewee’s family asks you to stay for dinner, but at 8:30 PM on a Thursday night, I dig into store-bought beef hor fun with 54-year-old Steven Seow and his wife at their dining table. This is paired with possibly...

The Problem With O Level Success Stories, Especially Those Who “Overcome the Odds”

Featured image: Straits Times (facebook) / Unsplash (cover) It’s been 12 years since I collected my O Level results, but the annual narratives that society perpetuates when it comes to our education coverage remain mind-numbingly predictable. Despite the Ministry of...

Do Singaporeans Care Equally About Inequality? We Asked 2000 People to Find Out

Top image: Unsplash Beginning with the textbook that gifted us the ‘high/low SES’ generalisations, and culminating in Channel NewsAsia’s documentary Regardless of Class, inequality has arguably become the national conversation of 2018. At the same time, a lot of it...