Guyanese Online: Entries for 09 June 2020
PPP General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo points to presidential candidate, Irfan Ali while admitting he was his anointed pick.
The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Sunday night shunned the idea of executive power-sharing but pledged its commitment to inclusive governance and no discrimination against political opponents, shortly after the national recount unofficially gave that party a 13,069 vote lead ahead of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC). Continue reading →
New post on Three Worlds One Vision ~ Guyana – Brazil – USA
The glorification of one race and the consequent debasement of another—or others—always has been and always will be a recipe for murder. There is no way around this. If one is permitted to treat any group of people with special disfavor because of their race or the color of their skin, there is no limit to what one will force them to endure, and, since the entire race has been mysteriously indicted, no reason not to attempt to destroy it root and branch.
James Baldwin in The Fire Next Time, published by Vintage Books Edition, New York, USA, 1993 (pp 82-83). Originally published by The Dial Press, New York, USA, 1963. Continue reading →
Police killings are the worst manifestations of countless slights and indignities that have built up until there is an explosion.
Since the inception of the nation, racism has been and continues to be a systematic feature of American society.Since 1935, nearly every so-called race riot in the United States of America, and there have been more than 100– has been sparked by a police incident. Police, because they interact in black communities every day, and are often seen as the face of larger systems of inequality in the justice system. Continue reading →
Take one, if not our largest, food wholesale and retail distribution entities as an example. (Here he is talking about Massy Stores in Barbados)
If they only had spent a fraction of the millions ploughed into installing new brand signage and instead created and managed an online website/e-business platform where people could select, order and pay for basic essentials from the safety of their own homes and have those items delivered in controlled circumstances. Such a move certainly would have helped protect employment, both for the company and its suppliers. Continue reading →
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