Category: Columns

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]...

Reminiscing about a Caribbean Year end Holiday Season

Reminiscing about a Caribbean Year end Holiday Season

The Caribbean (Guyana or Trinidad) Christmas season is a unique experience. Aspects...

Would “Daaga” be removed from UWI?

Would “Daaga” be removed from UWI?

The campaign to remove the name of Alfred Milner from a students’ residence hall...

Why we should talk about race

Why we should talk about race

Even academics like me who often view certain topics through the lens of race sometimes...

Why men rebel

Why men rebel

A couple of years after the 1992 elections, I, along with Eusi Kwayana and several...

PPP Should Give Civic Autonomy to improve Electoral Chances

PPP Should Give Civic Autonomy to improve Electoral Chances

Social commentator, Sean Ori, has advised that PPP/C "to regroup and rethink its...

Genetically Modified Indo-Trinis

Genetically Modified Indo-Trinis

T&T economy is adrift. Hopelessness is lurking all around. This desperation is manifesting...