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Monday, August 8, 2011

As the showdown between the Government and the joint trade union movement continues, what is emerging is the attempt to forge a labour movement which is based on class consciousness and class struggle.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Gone are them days
When we loved each other
Gone are them times
When we were together
No more smiling face
No more warm embrace
In my home I’m like a stranger.

—Gone are the Days, Lord Shorty

Saturday, August 6, 2011

A mercurial turn of events last Saturday quite suddenly landed Government with new and unexpected challenges.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

I have always been made uncomfortable by the spontaneous applause which generally erupts upon landing of Caribbean Airlines aircraft in Trinidad.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

My name is Stanley Joseph and I am a Central Market wholesaler. I born and grow up most of my life, until 40, in St James. Then I moved to the West and reside there now, probably until I pass on.­­ I went to Mucurapo Boys and then St James High School.

Friday, August 5, 2011

I readily admit that I have previously written about the subject of race relations so I crave the indulgence of readers to allow me to discuss the matter with a perspective that may raise more questions than answers. I am well aware that there are many front-burner issues that are understandably...

Saturday, August 6, 2011

I cherish my human identity above all other identities, be it race, ethnicity, tribe, culture, class, political party, nationality or religion. In doing so I recognise that I am going against the grain of what many consider to be “normal” human behaviour.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

By the grace of Papa Ogun, on Sunday night I escaped from Trinidad and Monday’s deep irony of “celebrating” Emancipation Day in a place where everybody, from Prime Minister to vagrant, already does whatever the fire-truck they want, whenever the firetruck they feel to do it. How do you “...

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Open letter to the Minister of Transport, Devant Maharaj:

Friday, August 5, 2011

Many of us are familiar with the term “multiculturalism.” In our beautiful, blessed twin-island republic, which is described as a melting pot of cultures, religions and everything else, multicultural aptly describes us.

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