Author: Ravi Dev

Ravi Dev is a consultant with the Guyana Times.
Back to the future: Peripherilising Indians

Back to the future: Peripherilising Indians

There are some, who, when they become advanced in years, do not think anymore –...

Déjà vu minority rule

Déjà vu minority rule

What is unfolding in Guyana is a return to the rule by a minority regime that was...

The PNC and Crime Inquiries

The PNC and Crime Inquiries

Last month, I wrote about the 20th anniversary of the Ethnic Riots of Jan 12, 1998....

Seeds of ethnic conflict

Seeds of ethnic conflict

Commendably, there are a significant number of commentators who have realized that...

PNC’s nation

PNC’s nation

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

Integrating Guyana

Integrating Guyana

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

Anti-Indian Political violence

Anti-Indian Political violence

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

Federalism to end ethnic conflict

Federalism to end ethnic conflict

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

Why men rebel

Why men rebel

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

Kali: A foundation stone of NY Indian-Caribbean community passes on

Kali: A foundation stone of NY Indian-Caribbean community...

I was in New York over the past two weeks during which one of the foundation stones...

Burnham’s Legacy

Burnham’s Legacy

President David Granger has vowed to continue the legacy of Forbes Burnham, the...

Agonism; not antagonism, in Federalism

Agonism; not antagonism, in Federalism

While I have condemned the politics of entitlement unleashed in Guyana, I have always...

The Politics of Entitlement

The Politics of Entitlement

Last week, I reprised one explanation of the dynamics of our politics in Guyana...

Text and context in Integral Humanism

Text and context in Integral Humanism

Returning to Guyana from the US in 1990, I wrote a paper “For a New Political Culture”,...

Integral Humanism and Constitutional Change

Integral Humanism and Constitutional Change

In Guyana, while the Government seems to have lost its appetite for constitutional...

Group identity and Constitutional change

Group identity and Constitutional change

While the Government has finally proposed a consultative mechanism for initiating...