Category: Columns

T&T can learn from the Mahatma

T&T can learn from the Mahatma

January 30th marks the 69th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi  (1869-1948), the...

African slave owners in Trinidad and elsewhere

African slave owners in Trinidad and elsewhere

I wish to take issue with the attacks by Shabaka Kambon and Dr. Claudius Fergus...

PNC’s nation

PNC’s nation

With the PNC is back in power (under the fig leaf of “APNU”) and its leader Mr David...

Shitholes or Shit kickers! What’s the Difference?

Shitholes or Shit kickers! What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between shitholes and shit kickers? Why has the former evoked...

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival?

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival?

When people get angry, they tend to speak their mind. Their emotions explode in...

Anti-bullying legislation needed to stop PM abusive conduct

Anti-bullying legislation needed to stop PM abusive conduct

Rowley’s hands are in blood. He has failed to negotiate with the UNC the passage...

Integrating Guyana

Integrating Guyana

Politically, Guyana is a country like a bear caught in a trap and can only eat away...

The Raison D’etre of the Peoples National Movement Restated

The Raison D’etre of the Peoples National Movement Restated

In the midst of the Christmas and Carnival seasons, especially the Nermal “Massive”...

A solution for flooding more relevant than Makar Sankranti

A solution for flooding more relevant than Makar Sankranti

Indo-Trinidadians are at a cross-road in their history. Coming from an ancient civilization...

Anti-Indian Political violence

Anti-Indian Political violence

This Friday will mark the 20th anniversary of the Jan 12th 1998 Ethnic Riots, when...

Mugabeism and Gurudom Stifling Indian Society

Mugabeism and Gurudom Stifling Indian Society

Indo-Caribbean Community needs to develop a MASSIVE mind-set if they are to survive...

Guyana Gov't Approval Ratings Collapses Amidst

Guyana Gov't Approval Ratings Collapses Amidst

Midway through its term in office, the coalition APNU+AFC Guyana government's approval...

The Massive empire strikes back

The Massive empire strikes back

I wish to commend all the fair-minded nationals of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) who...

Indian Diaspora remains a powerful force in world history

Indian Diaspora remains a powerful force in world history...

In Russia, there are celebrations marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution...

Federalism to end ethnic conflict

Federalism to end ethnic conflict

In the lead up to our Independence-era ethnic violence, Sir Arthur Lewis, considered...

Who is an Indian?

Who is an Indian?

After interactions with many Indians from India, I realized that Jahaji Indians [shipmates]...