Faris Joraimi and Aisyah Amir at the recording of New Naratif's Political Agenda.

Political Agenda — Representation, Inequality and Crazy Rich Asians

Author: New Naratif
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Crazy Rich Asians opened in the US a week-and-a-half ago and was welcomed as a milestone, a “moment” and a win for representation. But how does it portray Singapore, in which the story is set? We sit down with Ruby Thiagarajan of Mynah Magazine, Aisyah Amir of The Local Rebel and Yale-NUS undergraduate Faris Joraimi to talk about representation, inequality and Crazy Rich Asians from a Singaporean perspective.

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Talking Crazy Rich Asians for New Naratif’s Political Agenda.
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Ruby Thiagarajan and Kirsten Han at the recording of New Naratif’s Political Agenda.

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