So w/o Critical Race Theory, would that make someone accosting a mixed-race couple okay? Would the absence of CRT prevent that person from accosting a mixed-race couple? Would absence of CRT mean no racism in Sg? Why is @zaobaosg picking up a US right wing trope about race?
所以意思是沒有「批判性種族理論」,因為不喜歡他人與異族交往,就可以街騷擾人?還是沒有CRT,騷擾事件就不會發生,種族歧視就會消失?「聯合早報」又是從哪裡找出來類似於美國右翼,在面對白人優勢和特權被質疑時,經常提出來為自己辯護的說詞?
Jadi tanpa Teori Perlumbaan Kritikal, menegur orang yg lain kerana anda tk suka hubungan mereka berdasarkan etnis dapat diterima? Atau tanpa TPK, orang ini tk akan menegur orang yg lain kerana perlumbaan mereka? Atau tanpa TPK, fahaman perkauman akan hilang?
Di mana Zaobao mencari apa yang kelihatan seperti pandangan sayap kanan AS ketika cuba mempertahankan dari kritikan?
Maybe less accusation, more self-reflection, and thinking about how to improve might help. Just maybe.
Mungkin beberapa refleksi diri dan memikirkan tentang bagaimana meningkatkan mungkin dapat membantu. Mungkin saja.
可能少一點責備,多一點反思和探討如何進步或有少許幫助。
Was this because of critical race theory too, or just regular external influence?
這也是因為「批判性種族理論」嗎?還是一般的外來影響?
Ini ada kerana Teori Pelumbaan Kritikal juga? Atau hanya pengaruh asing yang biasa? facebook.com/wakeupSG/posts…
Also this. That Critical Race Theory sure works fast.

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Teori Perlumbaan Kritikal, pandemi, dan pengaruh asing pengaruh asing tentu merebak dengan cepat siol!

批判性種族理論、疫情和外來影響的效應真快!

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