Obama And The Search For A New Contract In America

Baldwin proved to be remarkably prescient as the outcome of the 2008 American presidential election unfolded over the course of the year. The election of Barack Obama to…

Caribbean Champion

Professor Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Professor Emerita of Economics, McGill University, has enriched Caribbean scholarship and illuminated economic policy for almost fifty years.…

Naipaul Is…what He Is

The authorized biography of VS Naipaul treats us to all the shabby details of Naipaul’s life in a manner which should satisfy all those who love to hate…

New Blood Energises The Old

The launch of the Trinidad and Tobago Art Society's November Annual Exhibition last Tuesday was bolstered by the display “People's Canvas” recently mounted in the Queen's Park Oval.…

The Case For A New Budget

The Government’s belated response to the global financial crisis and plummeting export commodity prices falls short of the requirements for a meaningful fiscal adjustment. …

To Go Or Not To Go?

EARL BEST considers the WICB’s $64,000 question “Would you step into my parlour,” said the spider to the fly, “I can’t guarantee your safety but I’m sure prepared to…

The Sacking Of Simoes

By KEN CHAPLIN The issue that caused the separation of service of the technical director of Jamaica’s national team, Rene Simoes, and the Jamaica Football Federation has to do…

A Kaiso Doctor

Give Praise and Thanks! Winthrop Holder offers a wide-ranging appreciation of Black Stalin’s ‘Hard Wuk’ as the University of the West Indies prepares to confer the Honorary Doctor of…

Plenty Politics, Empty Economics

By GREGORY McGUIRE Management of a resource-based economy in times of plenty is by no means an easy task. In many situations, a Government must choose between what is…
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