Author: Ravi Dev

Ravi Dev is a consultant with the Guyana Times.
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...

Coalitions in Guyana and T&T

Coalitions in Guyana and T&T

With some cracks appearing in the coalition that constitutes APNU, even after the...

Identity and politics

Identity and politics

One of the most poignant cries heard in Guyana has to be, “Why do we have to call...

Legitimacy vs Legality of Parliament’s Amendment Power

Legitimacy vs Legality of Parliament’s Amendment Power

With our Court of Appeal granting the application of the government to refer its...

Yoga - Indian civilisation’s gift to the world: An HSS perspective

Yoga - Indian civilisation’s gift to the world: An HSS...

It is not by chance that the proposal for June 21 to be declared by the United Nations...

The Order Line

The Order Line

The “order line” is the spot designated on every sugar estate for the cane-cutters...