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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

EYEWITNESS Facing…

…the music (of journalists)! Technically, your Eyewitness figures he’s a member of the journalistic community – the “fourth estate” sounds a bit too high falutin’...

Eyewitness: Changing… …self-definitions

One of the signs of the changing times in our dear old motherland, is the insistence on controlling what we are “called”. The Bard...

EYEWITNESS: Disagreeing…

…on the “good life”?? Your Eyewitness is quite concerned about the spirit of puritanism that the President seems to be pushing in his Emancipation speech...

EYEWITNESS: Cricket…

…played livelier!! As you, dear reader, would know if you’ve been reading your Eyewitness for any length of time, he’s a “cricket tragic” – that...

EYEWITNESS: Meaningful…

…consultations? One of Burnham’s quirks was to merely observe the FORM of the law. As to its SUBSTANCE, that was something else!! So when he...

EYEWITNESS What is…

…real emancipation? Your Eyewitness is getting some not quite comfortable vibes about what “Emancipation” means to some people. Now, the word itself means “to free”...

EYEWITNESS: Why give up…

…on Reparations With Emancipation Day just a day away, a letter writer – from the name, Michael A Dingwall, probably a person of African Decent...

EYEWITNESS: Free…

…to starve We’re all preparing to CELEBRATE Emancipation Day. But we really ought to ask ourselves what exactly was achieved by “Emancipation”. In slavery, we...

EYEWITNESS: Constitutional…

…Frankenstein In trying to create a “human being”, Dr Victor Frankenstein took various and sundry parts from cadavers dug up from graves, put them together,...

EYEWITNESS: Return…

…of kick-down-the-door banditry? We Guyanese have a way with words when it comes to naming crimes, which leaves VERY little to the imagination. “Mugging” doesn’t...

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