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Close down the garbage dumps and create a landfill free society. Sweden did it, and so can we. A landfill free society means that less than one per cent of household waste ends up in garbage dumps. Each and every refuse item gets turned into something else such as new products, raw materials or energy from biogas. A landfill free society has many...

Sunday, February 12, 2017

It’s been nearly two weeks since Angelo Bissessarsingh has died. His life was a bright flame that was prematurely extinguished by a terminal illness. T&T mourns the passing of a man who dedicated himself to the recording and preservation of our collective history.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

How alike the rapid deterioration in the relationship between governments and the people is to familial relationships that turn sour. Both progress to abuse.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The issue of the CCJ emerged following a symposium hosted by the Law Association two Saturdays ago. According to a Guardian report on February 7, 2017:

Sunday, February 12, 2017

In the hysterical responses to Prime Minister Keith Rowley suggesting that women should choose their partners wisely, a far more egregious misstatement by Dr Rowley has been overlooked. This is his claim that one-third of all murders in the past month were the outcome of domestic violence.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

“Make way for d U, make way for d R”—Ultimate Rejects—MX Prime—Full Extreme.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Last week, I, like many citizens, was pleased to hear that Dr Keith Rowley, in his role as the Prime Minister, was embarking on a series of national conversations with the people of T&T regardless of party affiliation.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

I worry about my children being bullied when they start going to school. But I also worry about them becoming bullies.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Finance Minister Colm Imbert was being very firm in the Senate on Tuesday—he’s not taking chances.

“I’m not going to say that,” Imbert declared to Opposition Senator Wayne Sturge’s lobbed picong.

Sturge and colleagues had been teasing Imbert about seeking populist policies.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

In last week’s column I wrote that I won’t accept responsibility for women who have a sweet tooth for every sweetman. This was a specific reference to the tendency of some women to have broods of children for absentee fathers without the resources to care for them.

Friday, February 10, 2017

It’s often said, a civilisation is measured by how it treats its weakest members. This has direct relevance for socially-displaced people in T&T.

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