A Kiasu State of Affairs

A Kiasu State of Affairs

By comparing things that happen in daily life to occurrences of statecraft between international states, can we draw parallels between two seemingly detached realities? How differently then, would we approach these traditionally important parts of our lives if we simply just view it through a different lens? Parallels can be drawn between norms and behaviours from seemingly incompatible facets of life. Perhaps, once these lines are drawn, we can shake off the invisible shackles.

Climate Change: What It Means for Our Health

Climate Change: What It Means for Our Health

When we hear about climate change, we mostly think about its effects on the environment. There has however been an increasing number of empirical research that reveal the drastic impacts of climate change on other areas including our health. Annabel from The IAS Gazette discusses the health implications that climate change poses and what different stakeholders can do to mitigate these issues.

Is Going Paperless Just Another Greenwashing Tactic?

Is Going Paperless Just Another Greenwashing Tactic?

Going paperless to save the environment? This article examines the idea of paper and the digital economy. While accepting that there is tremendous growth in digitalisation, there is also the danger of assuming our internet habits are clean when they are not. It also gives a brief overview of reducing our carbon footprints and other telecommunications that contribute to carbon dioxide. The conclusion is that corporations continue to play their denial game, however, the author believes that there is still hope in preserving our natural environment.

The Pandora Papers: the Revelations Everyone Saw Coming

The Pandora Papers: the Revelations Everyone Saw Coming

It comes as no surprise that the rich and powerful operate on a completely different plane to the ordinary man. The Pandora Papers scratched the surface of the parallel shadow economy, leaving the world conflicted on the next step to take from these revelations. Claire from the IAS Gazette navigates through the workings of offshore banking and the shadow economy, and discusses what the Pandora Papers’ revelations mean for the everyday man.

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The IAS Gazette is a news site run by undergraduates from the Singapore Institute of Management’s International Affairs Society (IAS). Founded in 2018, it traces its roots to The Capital, a now defunct bimonthly magazine previously under the IAS.

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