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PNC Ethnic politics

PNC Ethnic politics

Volda Lawrence, Chairwoman of the PNCR has created quite a firestorm over her comments...

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Offer horizons to the poor

Offer horizons to the poor

In Guyana, if nothing else, we should at least to have the grace to avoid belittling...

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Third Force politics in a divided polity

Third Force politics in a divided polity

This was originally written in 2006. With the imminent absorption of the AFC and...

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How the LGE vote will go

How the LGE vote will go

​​​​​​​The Disciplined Forces just voted in the LGE. While the turnout was light...

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Equality in Diversity

Equality in Diversity

Key to moving out of our political morass is to deal with the imperatives of our...

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Pragmatic Multi-racial Politics

Pragmatic Multi-racial Politics

With the funeral rites about to be read over the AFC at the LGE, there are once...

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Myth in African-Indian relations

Myth in African-Indian relations

Last week, the Kaieteur News essayed an editorial; “Local Government Elections and...

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Vivekananda in Chicago, 2018

Vivekananda in Chicago, 2018

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi left India for South Africa in April 1893 and made quite...

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POLITICAL HINDU: The “mixing politics with religion” challenge

POLITICAL HINDU: The “mixing politics with religion” challenge

I have proposed the notion of “Hindu politics”, which immediately raises the “mixing...

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UNITED HINDU DIASPORA: The challenge

UNITED HINDU DIASPORA: The challenge

At the World Hindu Conference held this weekend in Chicago to commemorate the 125th anniversary...

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Reforming the GPF’s composition

Reforming the GPF’s composition

As he appointed the new Commissioner of Police, President David Granger declared,...

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Identity and (lack of) Cohesion

Identity and (lack of) Cohesion

Three years down the line, the PNC-led government still insists “Social Cohesion”...

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Naipaul and being West Indian

Naipaul and being West Indian

This is excerpted from my response to a Black WI intellectual, Abu Bakr, in 2001,...

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For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

Some proponents of a new “third force” seem to be hinting this will deliver a mediated...

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Social Comparison and Ethnic Relations

Social Comparison and Ethnic Relations

The Ethnic Relations Commission has been reconstituted and over the past few months,...

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Indian Indentured Labour and Emancipation

Indian Indentured Labour and Emancipation

It’s the run-up to Emancipation Day, and sure as the sun rises in the East  there...

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