BENHABIB AND MILLER: Yale-NUS: In loco regiminis

October 12, 2012
Under the banal headline “Yale-NUS develops student group policies,” the News reported on an announcement by the governing board of this new institution. Yale-NUS policy “will prevent students from creating campus branches of existing Singaporean political parties, in accordance with the nation’s law.” Apparently, not even a junior branch of the ruling party — the »

Miller: Yale’s principles for sale in Singapore

April 3, 2011
Last Thursday brought news of the final agreement between Yale and the National University of Singapore to open a joint campus. Coverage of this story in the News and the superb editorials of February 11 and April 1 have focused mainly on issues of academic freedom and political repression. I want to raise another question »