Marcus Garvey

  • Whither the Peoples National Party?

    The elections are over. For the government, the big job will remain: Crime, unemployment, squatting, health, praedial larceny, water, roads. The teachers, the nurses and the police will come knocking in short order and the enthusiasm that returned the JLP to power will dissipate, especially if Covid-19 stays with...
  • Cow Father – The Jamaican who ‘made’ a cow

    Thomas Philip Lecky was a pioneer in Jamaican agricultural science who “made” a cow. No jestering. A man of unparalleled devotion, his phenomenal exploits in animal breeding created a shining legacy for the emerging nation. His unique work was propelled by his rural upbringing and his determination to do...
  • We’re dry sitting by a wood pile awaiting a spark

    My last article put forward the theoretical pros and cons of the proposed NIDS possible downsides and the handling of personal information in a secure manner in real life rather than by legislation. Our recent history of law enforcement and justice seem to be flawed every day as people...
  • A Way Out Of This Self-Imposed Purgatory

      The passing of the Most Honourable Edward Seaga has occupied our thoughts and has stimulated discussion and analysis of our views of his service. Certainly, most have been strongly partisan in content, however where there had been possible disagreements, these were treated in a respectful manner, even from...
  • Back to Africa

    Marcus Garvey is rightly lionized as one of the key figures behind the pan-African movement. He, more than most inspired black people, feels a pride which had long been slumbering due to centuries of non-stop exploitation and the accompanying brainwashing which is necessary to ensure that people are open...
  • A life beyond Thunderdome

    “Out of the ruins; out from the wreckage; can’t make the same mistakes this time; We are the children, the last generation; we are the ones they left behind; And I wonder when we are ever gonna change; Living under the fear, till nothing else remains; We don’t need...
  • Culture Interruptus

    The English language has been the adopted (forced) communication methodology of an enslaved people as Bob Marley said “stolen from Africa, brought to America”. Languages of the ancient Africans, not written but passed on by the words, and stories of the Griots, and storytellers, and repeated as legends about...