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Alexis De Tocqueville’s reflections on the value of a free press in his classic, Democracy in America is intriguing for many reasons. He argues that in a sovereign society, the notion of…

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The Shift toward Deliberation

Throughout much of Singapore’s history, the PAP government has prided…

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At Yale-NUS College, we are thinking about ideals of equality and democracy, and how they relate to practice, in Singapore and in the wider world.

This website showcases our reflections.

Articles were originally submitted as course papers for Professor Sandra Field’s classes Contemporary Egalitarianism and Democratic Theory.

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