Tag Archives: Republican

  1. CARICOM Is Out of Political Alignment with Trumpism

    Excerpts of a presentation by Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles at a Forum at The UWI Regional Headquarters on November 9, 2016, titled “The Caribbean Say on USA Today“ The seismic but surely predictable shift in the political narrative of the USA presidential elections has thrown Caribbean-USA relationships […]

    November 21, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  2. Not a nightmare, just reality – Donald Trump wins the White House

    Donald Trump, a 70-year-old business tycoon that has made disparaging remarks about women, the disabled, African-Americans, Latinos, Muslims, LGBTQ people and immigrants, has won the US presidential election;-

    November 13, 2016Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. “Can Sanders trump Trump?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    In the United States, particularly in Washington DC the nation’s capital, it is impossible to escape the current elections by the Republican and Democratic parties to choose a candidate to represent them in the contest for a new President later this year. Washington DC of all areas of the US is the most political. And, […]

    February 15, 2016Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  4. “TRUTH” (Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett) – Political Witch-Hunt Vs. Journalism

    In the vein of “All The President’s Men” and “The Insider“, it is the incredible true story of Mary Mapes (played by Cate Blanchett), an award-winning CBS News Journalist and Dan Rather‘s producer, who broke the Abu-Ghraib prison abuse story, among others. The film chronicles the story Mapes and Rather uncovered that a sitting US […]

    October 6, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “Of China’s devalued currency, blood and windfalls” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Republican US Presidential hopeful, Donald Trump, sees ‘blood‘ everywhere. Unhappy and irritated by a question put to him by a female Fox News TV journalist during a debate between several Republican aspirants for the White House, he notoriously said she had blood coming out of her eyes and “wherever“. Now he says that the devaluation […]

    August 18, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. “A threat smelling to high heaven – Obama whiffs it” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    It was uncanny, but reflective of thoughtful and caring minds that just days before President Barack Obama made his far-reaching statement about Climate Change on August 3, Caribbean Poet, Author and Intellectual, Ian McDonald, made a point to me that was echoed by the US President. In responding to a commentary I wrote on July […]

    August 13, 2015NatureNo comments
  7. “The Caribbean and Climate Change: An Ocean Runs Through It?” By Rebecca Theodore

    The conviction that climate change is a colossal, intellectual deception within the ranks of mainstream North American conservatism is one of the most important discussions of our time. However, if a political dialogue on climate change is to mean anything, then, rising sea levels, population shifts and heightened competition for food and natural resources in […]

    June 6, 2015NatureNo comments
  8. SACHS Monthly Commentary: Paul Krugman & the Obama Recovery

    For several years, and often several times a month, the Nobel laureate economist and New York Times columnist and blogger Paul Krugman has delivered one main message to his loyal readers: deficit-cutting “austerians” (as he calls advocates of fiscal austerity) are deluded. Fiscal retrenchment amid weak private demand would lead to chronically high unemployment. Indeed, […]

    January 7, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments

    With just 2 years effectively left in Barack Obama’s Presidency of the United States, the world suddenly looks set to face even more danger than it does currently. Control of the US Congress by the Republican Party, following the November 4 mid-term elections, has emboldened the “neo-cons” who formed part of the George W Bush […]

    November 16, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Q: How do you feel about saying goodbye to the show? Eric Overmyer: I was down in New Orleans on Friday and Saturday to do the last Treme event, and it was very emotional, seeing everybody again, people I hadn’t seen since last February, when we wrapped. It was hard last spring, but I’m feeling […]

    December 19, 2013Cinema, EventsNo comments
  11. American Leader Calling on U.S. Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits This Holiday Season December 8, 2013Business, PoliticalNo comments
  12. “Immigration Reform: Will Republicans ever get it right?” By Rebecca Theodore

    Is it really necessary for House Republicans to espouse a new proposal to address the status of illegal immigrants against the already existing Senate comprehensive bill? As preposterous as it may sound, it now seems obvious that power and hegemony are the tools that promote and reflect ideas as universal truths when it comes to […]

    July 21, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments