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The George Brathwaite Column – Labour Must NOT Yield

Submitted by Dr. George C. Brathwaite “Unless you have a group of people in this country who are prepared to redress the imbalances, to see things in the broad, social context; to see the economic importance of legislation, the economic importance of development, the psychological importance of removing distinctions between one class of the community […]

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Notes From a Native Son: How Sir Roy, Out of Step with his Times, is Damaging the Nation

Introduction: Once again the nation has been treated to a childish outburst from Sir Roy Trotman, the grandfather of Barbadian trade unionism, over an issue that is as relevant to a nation up to its neck in economic problems as it is for a shopper forced to join the back of the queue. We all […]

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Notes From a Native Son – How Thatcher/Reagan Changed Liberal Democracy for a Decade

Introduction: The sudden, but not unexpected, death of Baroness Thatcher, one of the most dynamic if divisive of Britain’s post-war political leaders, and her grand ceremonial funeral have marked a staging point in the continuing story of Britain. Those who remember her elevation in to the Edward Heath cabinet as education secretary, when she gained […]

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