Tag: ravi dev

Dodging the race question

Dodging the race question

In his column, “Cheddi Jagan on the WI Federation: CLR James on Cheddi Jagan” (SN4-25-18)...

Burnham and the PNC

Burnham and the PNC

The PNC is commemorating its 60th anniversary. Exactly thirty years ago, as part...

Who speaks for whom? Blaming the messenger

Who speaks for whom? Blaming the messenger

Recently, Mr Tacuma Ogunseye of ACDA and the WPA made a rather startling claim in...

One own’s drummer

One own’s drummer

Last Saturday was Ram Naumi, the celebration of the birthday of Sri Ram, the seventh...

Cheddi Jagan: Through Official American Eyes

Cheddi Jagan: Through Official American Eyes

The following excerpts are taken from interviews of US Diplomatic personnel done...

Addressing Objections to a Federalised Guyana

Addressing Objections to a Federalised Guyana

Most of the objections to the federalist proposals have come from African-Guyanese....

Rose Hall: leaden argument vs slow death

Rose Hall: leaden argument vs slow death

On March 13, 1913, the manager of the Rose Hall, Canje sugar plantation, called...

Fascinating Movie,  ‘Black Panther’ : Indo-Caribbean Leaders Hope it will Improve Ethnic Relations!

Fascinating Movie, ‘Black Panther’ : Indo-Caribbean Leaders...

Two prominent Indo-Caribbean scholars and community analysts, Dr Kumar Mahabir of...

Marginalisation and Anti-African Racist discourse

Marginalisation and Anti-African Racist discourse

The following was first offered in 2008 and republished several times. I have always...

On movies and culture

On movies and culture

Some were surprised at the reaction of people of African Origin to the Marvel movie...

The legacy of the terror

The legacy of the terror

There are increasing signs we are fast descending into a repeat of the widespread...

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 –...

Arguing in favor of Federalism in Guyana

Arguing in favor of Federalism in Guyana

Reference is made to Ravi Dev’s argument in favor of federalism for Guyana’s racial...

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...