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mosa telford, Stabroek

No miracles now

By Mosa Telford stabroek news june 16, 2018  Share   It is too late for actions that could have prolonged or saved the life of Beyoncé Ross. No wishes or prayers and no outrage or sorrow can change the reality of the casket or coffin made of fine wood, the white dress and…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Decision-making in the shadow of sortition

At a seminar on the topic of ‘sortition’ in about 2006, one participant was moved to claim it is ‘one of the sexiest ideas in political theory’. Of course, sortition is as old as democratic thought itself and the online Encyclopedia Britannica says ‘Sortition [is] election by lot, a method…

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Stabroek, Walter Rodney

Rodney’s message to African Guyanese today would most likely have been to urge them not to be used by the PNC again to go against their own interests

stabroek news letter june 13, 2018 Dear Editor, June 13, 2018 is exactly thirty-eight years since Walter Rodney was assassinated by the PNC regime. It is a very significant anniversary, since Rodney would have been dead as long as he lived, thirty-eight years.  Yet, this young man’s life is still…

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