Daily Archives: 2010-09-21

Tan Wah Piow: Challenge Singapore’s Facade Democracy

by James Gomez Singapore’s façade democracy needs to be challenged if citizens want their political rights – this is what I took away from my one hour conversation with Tan Wah Piow at London Heathrow Airport on 19 September 2010. For Wah Piow, the political challenge that Singapore faces today, compared to the time he was active in the early …

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Global Disarmanent – Coasta Rica leads the way

Imagine all the people, living life in peace. – John Lennon The abolishment of nuclear weapons, stopping the proliferation and misuse of conventional weapons, and redirecting at least 10 percent of global military expenditure towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Sounds like a tall order? Daniela Torre, a spokesperson for A Nation For Peace disagrees. In an interview with TOC, …

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