• Moving Governance Forward

    Following on my last article, the time has come to address several things related to good governance that should be attended to in the Parliament. Some of these have been related to matters purportedly postponed because they required Constitutional Reform via Referendum. Neither Party has been bold enough to...
  • Mission Possible

    Elections are over and so the time for reconstruction faces the nation (not only the Government), and a concerted effort to survive and thrive is a prime objective of the private sector, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as well. There is a need for a wider understanding and rejection of...
  • The Making Of A Leader: The PNP’s Challenge

    Leadership is said to be a process, not a position, of which political leadership is but one facet. Even so, political leadership has undergone less rigorous analysis than, say, organisational leadership, which makes it even more difficult to begin to offer a treatise on the doctrine of leadership from...
  • Making Cities Belong To Those Who Work To Build Them

    Baha’i chair in India looks at urbanisation Of the hundreds of millions of people employed in the informal economy in Indian cities, tens of millions have returned to their rural homes because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. This mass exodus has awakened public consciousness to the precarious condition of...
  • Resurrecting Marcus Garvey’s Philosophy

    They never called his name, but that he was being referenced was implicit in the fact that the word Negro became politically incorrect after his untimely departure from the United States of America.  The word ‘Black’ supplanted ‘Negro’ when the energy of his movement waned. (History www.history.com) Based on...
  • Beware The Huns Who Seek To Own Jamaica

    I start on a moment of personal sadness as I send sincere condolence to the family and friends of the late Hon. Owen Arthur, and salute the work of a great man who became my friend. I cannot and will not forget him as a picture hangs across the...
  • Sunshine on Spiderwebs

    I am sitting this morning, as has become my usual, witnessing the magic of the growing light in the garden. There are invisibly fine spider lines criss-crossing between trees — visible now and again as the light plays on them and they are stirred in the breeze, so fine...
  • A last opportunity for the silent majority

    The talk of the time has switched from COVID-19 to elements of corruption and nepotism surrounding political “stars” as we approach an electoral period. Two well-respected pollsters concur that corruption is only a minor concern to us Jamaicans and will not affect the political support of the die-hard minority;...
  • Fighting Our Own Wars

    The “lock down” and curfew associated with the Covid 19 Pandemic has caused some of us to be more attentive to happenings around the world. The United States of America (USA) is one of the countries that I have admired, mainly for the opportunities that are available for improving...