THE WAY FORWARD

September 12, 2021

Recently the Prime Minister made one of his most important announcements. Read the rest of this entry »

LET’S CREATE A BONA FIDE PEOPLE’S PARLIAMENT

August 29, 2021

The House of Representatives is even more dysfunctional than the Senate for the simple reason that it masquerades as an elected body.

Reality is the House needs more than simple reconstruction. Right now Jamaica doesn’t have a House of Representatives Read the rest of this entry »

CAN YOU TELL A PRIME MINISTER TO PISS OFF?

August 22, 2021

Recently “Freedom of speech” has become a hot button topic.

Police arrested at least three persons in circumstances suggesting the “crime” was telling PM to piss off (using more indelicate and less biblical language). Read the rest of this entry »

TIME TO RECONSTRUCT THE SENATE

August 9, 2021

Jamaica’s governance structure is full of anti-democratic, impractical institutions the most dysfunctional of which is the Senate. Read the rest of this entry »

BLACK FOOTBALLERS THREATEN WHITE SUPREMACY

July 25, 2021

So, despite arrogant, bigoted chants of “Football is coming home” from British boors, “home” turned out to be Rome. Read the rest of this entry »

THE ESSENCE OF CARICOM

July 20, 2021

The ink hadn’t dried on last Tuesday’s column before this facety query arrived from a Gleaner editor:

Teacher, how you preaching English and yuh misspell ‘practice’ as a verb?Read the rest of this entry »

A NEW TYPE OF JUDGE

July 18, 2021

By now everybody knows I’m a big fan of the 2011 Charter of Fundamental Rights inserted into our otherwise flawed Constitution.

My only critique of it is it doesn’t go far enough. Read the rest of this entry »

GENE AND I

July 12, 2021

I first met Gene Autry sixty years ago at Musgrave Prep that iconic educational establishment on Marescaux Road.

We were less than ten years old. Read the rest of this entry »

MADNESS!

July 4, 2021

Thanks to expansive government largesse in advance of an anticipated local government election, Jamaican party-goers are set to have more fun without regard for consequence than a fox in a hen house. Read the rest of this entry »

A MOLE AMONGST THEM?

June 20, 2021

So now valuable parliamentary time is being wasted on a childish squabble about where George Wright should sit.

“Not beside me” they shout in a perfect impression of primary school students. Read the rest of this entry »