Thinking Aloud

Monica Baey and NUS case: A generational shift in values

The young are full of courage and zeal - but will older leaders in institutions include their views as Singapore changes?


I have been going round to schools and events, talking to young people about Singapore being a nation at the crossroads.

The talk circuit began after I published a volume of essays titled Singapore, Disrupted, last May. The book is a compilation of my writings over the years, on politics, the class divide and disruption.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 28, 2019, with the headline 'Monica Baey and NUS case: A generational shift in values'. Subscribe