11 May '11, 12pm

Our reader says young S'poreans have not forgotten past struggles, but rather felt forgotten by the PAP. #SGelections

WITH regard to Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew's remarks ("MM: Past struggles forgotten by young"; Monday), I would like to know if he has ever engaged the younger generation to know what the actual problem is. The fact is, the young have not forgotten the struggles of the past. We simply feel that we have been forgotten by MM Lee and other People's Action Party ministers in their quest for GDP growth. Despite us having served national service, we are living like second-class citizens in our own country. Giving us some goodies every year is not enough. We have sacrificed so much, whereas new citizens have it easy. We know the struggles of the previous generation. We grew up watching our parents struggling to provide us with a decent living. But then, there are still many senior citizens from MM Lee's generation who are still struggling to survive, working in coffee shops, wor...

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