Singapore has combined capitalism with pragmatic socialism in inventive ways Karl Marx could not foresee. The city state runs an interventionist economy and, among other things, gives Singaporeans access to high-quality owner-occupied public housing. Photo: Reuters
Winston Mok
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The View by Winston Mok

Donald Trump’s warning against socialism is nonsense – just look at Hong Kong, Singapore and China

  • Socialism is a misleading label for the rhetoric emerging in the US. Democrats are just trying to rethink access to health care and education. Here, it may be instructive to consider freewheeling Hong Kong versus interventionist Singapore

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Singapore has combined capitalism with pragmatic socialism in inventive ways Karl Marx could not foresee. The city state runs an interventionist economy and, among other things, gives Singaporeans access to high-quality owner-occupied public housing. Photo: Reuters
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