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Granger’s candidacy in 2020: A mixed bag

 Sep 09, 2018  Features / Columnists, Hinds’ Sight with Dr. David Hinds,  There has been some speculation about President’s Granger’s candidacy at the top of the Coalition’s ticket at the next general election. The assumption is that the present coalition would contest again, and that president wants to lead the ticket. At…

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Bob Marley and the Caribbean that made him

 Aug 26, 2018  Features / Columnists, Hinds’ Sight with Dr. David Hinds, News By Dr. David Hinds Bob Marley was first and foremost a political singer; he used his talents to articulate and convey political messages. Reggae music is by definition political music; its birth and evolution were a response to the dynamics…

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Why must teachers beg for a living wage? If the government does not have the money, then it must rearrange its priorities or borrow the money against the expected oil revenues–Dr. David Hinds

August 20, 2018 I have often wondered why all governments, including the Burnham government which was sympathetic to poor people, have treated teachers so badly when it comes to wages. And I have concluded that it has to do with a lack of appreciation for what education means for poor…

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What do they know of Welfare States…?

  Governments all over the world transfer money to citizens–some directly, some indirectly. Most of the transfers go to rich people. In America farmers get a cheque from the govt, they get social security cheque, they get pension cheque. they get unemployment cheque, they get disability cheque. Is the US…

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I have some difficulty with the president’s rebuke of Black people on Emancipation Eve

 Aug 05, 2018  Features / Columnists, Hinds’ Sight with Dr. David Hinds According to media reports, President Granger used the occasion of the Emancipation Eve event at Beterverwagting to deliver what one media house described as a “hard-hitting” speech in which he rebuked African Guyanese for not lifting themselves as their fore-parents…

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