Thinking Aloud

The 2010s and the rise of a social conscience

A decade that saw, inter alia, policy changes setting S'pore on a better path for the next


There are many labels I could tag onto the decade passing, to describe the changing socio-political scene in Singapore.

I could say the 2010s has been a decade of conflict and contestation, for example.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 29, 2019, with the headline 'The 2010s and the rise of a social conscience'. Subscribe