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Race and Slavery

Race and Slavery

Some would dismiss the ubiquity of race and racism but these constructs, arising...

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Race and Racism

Race and Racism

With elections on the horizon, “race”, of course, has taken centre stage once again....

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For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

The no confidence vote (NCV) and its subsequent passing in the House of Assembly;...

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Ethnic Impact Statements

Ethnic Impact Statements

Whether the PNC’s delaying tactics in the courts and in GECOM work or not, elections...

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The same politics of domination

The same politics of domination

With elections in the air – this time by the shock no-confidence vote – the ethnic...

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Rewarding the PNC for jettisoning the rule of law: again

Rewarding the PNC for jettisoning the rule of law: again

Once again, the PNC is refusing to heed the strictures of the Constitution to insist...

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Desperately seeking loopholes

Desperately seeking loopholes

Everyone has recourse in the courts to seek justice but it does appear to me that...

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PNC cathartic violence in the offing?

PNC cathartic violence in the offing?

Last Friday night, after Charandass Persaud voted his conscience on the PPP’s no-confidence...

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Morality, politics and the no-confidence vote

Morality, politics and the no-confidence vote

Guyana was exposed to the high drama of a political action, which was coincidentally...

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Psychological bases of ethnic conflict

Psychological bases of ethnic conflict

Groups placed in the same environment share a universal tendency to compare themselves...

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Solidifying ethnic blocks

Solidifying ethnic blocks

Volda Lawrence, Chair of the PNC, was caught in a dilemma when she candidly responded...

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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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