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Why are Singaporeans not discontented despite a big wealth disparity? Communitarian democracy as a social glue in face of wealth inequality

December 7, 2017

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by Jerrick Wee “For indeed any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich.” Such is Plato’s observation in the Republic two thousand years ago on the divisive effect that wealth inequality has on the social cohesion of citizens in a city. Curiously, […]

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