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Dylan Kerrigan

Sunday, April 5, 2015
​“Whose side are we on?” is a famous and pertinent question asked of social science research by sociologist Harold Becker in a 1967 article of the same title.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Whether it’s the UN ranking nations in terms of a global happiness index, our National Gas Company’s ad campaign asking “are you the happiest?” or a massive brand like Coca-Cola claiming they sell hap
Sunday, March 1, 2015
​My last two columns asked questions about transforming the status quo, such as what are some solutions to our politics of full employment and the local increases in dead-end jobs?
Sunday, February 15, 2015
It has become impossible today to describe Carnival as a festival of national inclusion—as some once did. That said, there are still some long-established aspects that continue to shine through.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
A common complaint I hear informally from some graduates at the UWI concerns the disconnect between what they know and the jobs they get or are offered.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
According to anthropologist Barbara King, one alternative to the 2014 Merriam-Webster Dictionary word of the year “culture” is “privilege.”
Sunday, January 4, 2015
​Any list of troubles in our local Police Service would include excessive use of force, blurred lines between police and military, an intense focus on policing the poor, failure to police the wealthy
Sunday, December 21, 2014
​Now this might upset you. It might even provoke memories of Scrooge himself.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
​In Wednesday’s Guardian there was a piece about the life story of Clyde Haynes.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
​In political theories of social change like Marxism, understanding who the “lumpen” are and how cultures of dependency define them, provides one answer for why fundamental social change is so hard to