Five Most Absurd Moments from Trump’s Interview with The Economist

Five Absurd Moments from Trump's Interview with The Economist Recently Trump gave an interview to the respected outlet The Economist. Unsurprisingly the main topic discussed in the interview was the economy followed by immigration. The Economist is famous for its classical liberal pro-immigration outlook which contrasts with most of Trump's "policy" positions. Predictably it's filled…

Why Tesla isn’t the future

Why Tesla isn’t the future The car manufacturer Tesla has always been an internet darling and in recent days much hay has been made about the fact that the companies market capitalization has made it the second most valuable car company in the United States^1. This is undeniably a significant milestone and good new for Tesla…

Singapore’s Parliament without Gerrymandering

Singapore’s parliament is currently elected via a First Past the Post, Winner-take-all system combined with multiple-member constituencies for the majority of seats and single member constituencies for a minority of seats. This policy was put in place to make sure that minorities were represented and to prevent mono-ethenic political parties from gaining significant political influence but…

Singapore’s parliament without gerrymandering

Singapore's parliament is currently elected via a First Past the Post, Winner-take-all system combined with multiple-member constituencies for the majority of seats and single member constituencies for a minority of seats. This policy was put in place to make sure that minorities were represented and to prevent mono-ethenic political parties from gaining significant political influence but…

The article “UN Report: Robots Will Replace Two-Thirds of All Workers in the Developing World” is wrong

I was browsing through the goldmine for bad history known has /r/Futurology when I came across an article headlined "UN Report: Robots Will Replace Two-Thirds of All Workers in the Developing World". This article plays into the biases of the middle-class non-economic college graduates that most futurologists are but has no evidence to back-up the…

Reducing the voting age to NS enlistment age

One of the least talked about flaws of Singapore's political and governmental system is the high voting age of 21. This is 3 years higher than the age of 18 used by the rest of the world. This voting age has been put in place since Singapore's independence and has received very little dialogue or criticism.…