Since the start of the year, Singapore has been seized with the issue of class and income inequality, with the topic featuring in Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's speeches in Parliament and with Education Minister Ong Ye Kung declaring it should be a national priority to tackle the issue.
In the Opinion pages which I edit, The Straits Times has run articles from academics and social workers. Many other feature articles and Forum letters have also been published. Online, lively discourse has sprung up around the issue.
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