Oct 17, 2018 8:00 am
Does the sacking of Trevor Moniz, Michael Dunkley and Jeanne Atherden mean the end of their politics or another round in the battle for change? None of them is too old in a political sense and they each have a long list of experiences that cannot...
Oct 13, 2018 8:00 am
The big news is that the United States, Canada and Mexico have a new trade deal called USMCA. The small news is that it is actually the same deal with some tiny but poignant adjustments that favour the Americans.
The subtle truth is there...
Oct 9, 2018 8:00 am
There are times and indicators that cause me to have great concern for Bermuda and its future. I don’t want to paint the illusion that the rest of the world has got it and is doing great because everywhere there are political squabbles over the...
Sep 25, 2018 8:00 am
“Don’t shoot the messenger”, a comment often heard in our political circles and debates. I can recall many years ago while still in my teens and perhaps what may be considered formative years.
It was a time when I questioned the world and...
Sep 20, 2018 8:00 am
While having coffee, a gentleman slightly older than I asked a question with gravity in his voice. He asked: “Khalid, what has happened to us?” He then said: “Somebody needs to tell the story because, otherwise, these children and this generation...
Sep 11, 2018 8:00 am
As a columnist I don’t wish to be partisan by failing to speak about any matter of public concern. The recent remarks that the Minister of National Security confirms to have been said by him are graphic and concerning.
No, it’s not the...
Aug 24, 2018 8:00 am
Under our parliamentary style of democracy, the leader of the country who is called Premier must first gain a seat in Parliament. They then must be selected by the majority of the House of Assembly and be able to demonstrate that they command the...
Aug 18, 2018 8:00 am
I recall one evening, somewhere around 1968, being shocked out of my boots at a political rally at Devonshire Recreation Club when Arthur Hodgson said in a speech with his bellowing deep voice: “The objective in politics is to gain power.”...
Aug 14, 2018 8:00 am
The conversation about the long march for human dignity will cross many borders of thought. Depending, of course, on how one defines a human, or what is the criterion of being a human, will set the parameter of any debate on the subject. For ease...
Aug 6, 2018 8:00 am
My apologies, but I have to interrupt my writing today to report a dream. Last Monday night, I had a long but very clear dream. The location was Cedar Hill, Warwick — the entire hillside, including all the valley that consumes the bowling alley...
Jul 28, 2018 8:00 am
I need to speak to the thorny subject of a minimum and living wage, which has been proposed as legislation. I can certainly relate to the morality of people working and earning enough to afford a roof over their heads and raise a family, with all...
Jul 24, 2018 8:00 am
I have been driven to a saturation point with some social-media displays. It’s not that I don’t appreciate a person’s sharing, but nowadays one has to be judicious about how much information they want to consume. Watching the police shoot a...
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