Pages tagged with Hilary Beckles

More on Barbados' 5o years of independent nationhood. Here I use a 2013 Allvoices.com article to link Google's "Artificial Intelligence" cloaked internet policing to the gulf between Barbadian PM Freundel Stuart's claims about our country's democracy and the biased actions of key, "...
Analysis of a pivotal speech by PM Freundel Stuart launching celebrations marking Barbados' 50th year of independence. Stuart simplistically accuses others of hypocritically demanding perfection of Barbadians while being imperfect themselves.
This article is about a petition I've started to get the Guardian newspaper to rein in its reckless reporting on the contentious, volatile issue of reparations for trans-Atlantic slavery.
On Tuesday, July 14, I published an article reminding people (especially Barbadians and British people) about the November 29, 2007 earthquake that shook that island to its core. Less than 48 hours later the island has been hit by a series of FIVE earthquakes. The article addresses ...
In this second instalment of my "conscious coupling" of Barbados' Reverends Holmes Williams and America's William Holmes McGuffey I explore the connections with earthly government that affected their ministries. How did these unquestionable "servants of the Kingdom of heaven" reconci...
As Americans contemplate what life might be like if Hilary Clinton becomes their first woman president, I offer some serious food for thought about the dangers of Fundamentalist Feminism. This article was first published as an appeal to the United Nations and other international agenc...
The following poem is the third of my "Twin tower power and impotence of 9/11" offerings. It was written on Sunday, September 22, as the Al Shabaab terrorist attack on Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya persisted for a second day, and I followed developments there with a curious combinat...
Amid the merriment and revelry of Barbados' annual Crop Over festivities, come damning indictments of two of its internationally acclaimed academics, implicating the island's much vaunted educational system, its London and Washington linked political establishment and its supposedly f...
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