Written by: Megha Saha, Aastha Srivastava, Ruthra Maya Umapathi · 8/7/2020
Social issues concerning voters are intersectional: racial lines often play along socio-economic statuses, education levels, etcetera. Many of the issues that are attached to our identity are intertwined with each other. As a result, it is in fact difficult to dissect issues pertaining to race alone, when they exist amidst a larger ecosystem of sociopolitical issues. What’s more, voters are not single-issue decision makers; voting decisions can’t be made off the racial issues that a party discusses. It is important, however, to consider the various parties’ stances towards race and racial inequality, in light of how they hope to lead our multicultural society. Although they may not decide your vote, we hope this article helps you in making the most informed decision possible.
Written by: Crunch Ranjani · 7/7/2020
Race and the minority experience are not often topics of conversations in Singapore. Yet the recent debacle with WP candidate Raeesah Khan has prompted a flurry of discussions about race, racism, discrimination against minority groups and these “sensitive” topics.