A King’s Speech

“The Queen is dead.” The news was as a shot out of the dark. Word of her illness, with intimations of its deathly seriousness, were couched in euphemistic, English, monarchical language. …

Violence Against Women

Recently there has been increased awareness and accordingly increased public discourse about “violence against women”. The truth is nothing has changed. An under-educated, homophobic society enslaved by the Christian Church is …

Everybody’s Buddy!

Jamaicans are gushing uncontrollably over President Joe’s inauguration. Why the unconditional excitement? Apart from welcoming a new world leader as courtesy demands exactly what has his inauguration to do with Jamaica’s future? …

IT MAKES ME SICK!

Once again Jamaicans must listen to regular bleating from MPs about their “low” salaries. Robert “Chicken Feed” Pickersgill called it chicken feed. Yet so many politicians contest run-offs in order to …