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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Guyana needs a new political party

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news january 14, 2018 There are frequent, frustrated, refrains from observers that it is Guyana’s political parties that are mainly responsible for promoting the culture of ethnic dominance and without it, Guyana’s politics would not be dominated by race and instability. This is not true. Guyana’s main political…

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Why did the PPP go to India?

STABROEK NEWS January 12, 2018 Dear Editor, It was widely reported that the PPP sent 17 of its members of parliament to the first People of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentarian Conference in New Delhi, India. This is a welcome development but it comes 75 years too late. Given the PPP’s…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Actually separating political power

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news january 10,2018 , ‘ Government should be set up so that no man need be afraid of another.’ Charles-Louis Baron de Montesquieu I can say without fear of contradiction that the vast majority of us would accept the above as a useful general rule. Yet, for most…

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in the diaspora, Stabroek

RISE UP – Time to Speak

stabroek news january 8, 2017 By Andaiye, Moses Bhagwan and Eusi Kwayana Sometimes in political life, movements that promise relief to the majority of the population fail to perform and are left to flounder and crash. In the case of Guyana, there was much hope in the air when the…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Disrupting local politics

By henry jeffery stabroek news january 3, 2017 The ancient Greeks, considered the progenitors of modern democracy, referred to the rule of one person as ‘tyranny’ and particularly in countries with weak institutions, modern presidentialism and prime ministership quickly morph into one-man autocracies in which the single leader, to whom access…

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