06 Nov '14, 7am

Singapore seems successful, but it’s really a “Ponzi scheme,” says opposition leader

File photo: While Singapore's mercantilism appears the epitome of success, it is an economy unable to re-generate itself, writes Dr Chee Soon Juan. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Inequality is causing Singaporeans to despair over their future, writes Chee Soon Juan Singaporeans work long hours but are among world's unhappiest Government's control over media has stifled dissent and prevented innovation Without democracy, Singapore is doomed to mediocrity and irrelevance Editor's note: Dr. Chee Soon Juan is the secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) -- Hong Kong's democracy movement has raised issues such as income inequality and an increasing cheerless economic outlook, especially for the younger generation. Not coincidentally, these are the same issues that are causing Singaporeans to despair o...

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