To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to ensure bad government. Do you agree?

Author: Stephanie Heng
School: Raffles Institution
Year Written: 2019
Grade: N.A.

Sun Yat-sen once noted that a ‘civilised nation cannot just have on
party; if there were only one party, this would merely be a dictatorship’. Sun
Yat-sen’s words raises an important concern relating to the distribution of
political power in governance. A party possessing unchecked political power is
a startling image for many, and it is therefore necessary to examine the
repercussions of such a political act. While the idea of power as being lodged
within a single party is tempting, this unlim...

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