The melancholia of resistance: Tarantino’s eight film

by Sanjay Perera
This is not a review but more a critique of the film’s attempt to make an important statement on America’s history of violence, race relations, corruption, the viciousness of capitalism and, indeed, evil. Continue reading The melancholia of resistance: Tarantino’s eight film

Singapore, democracy and power play

by Sanjay Perera
It would be difficult to deny that Singapore’s attempt to return to its political roots with its shift to left of centre has helped the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) gain a landslide victory in recent general elections. Continue reading Singapore, democracy and power play