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OP-ED: A New World Order? Think Again

By James A. Russell Guest Writer WASHINGTON, DC (IPS) – Russia’s storming of the Ukrainian naval base in Crimea just as Iran and world powers wrapped up another round of negotiations in Vienna, last week, represent seemingly contradictory bookends to ...

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Stunting A Culture Of Violence

Dwain Wellington Rattray Pride Contributing Editor The steady spate of sexual assaults in Toronto have left me wondering what causes a person to visit violence upon another. Myriad speeches are given and voices ring out in rage when we address ...

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Author Response To Johnson

Editor: Greetings! I would be grateful if you permit me to reply to an article you published describing me as “wrong-headed” recently. Jamaica’s National Movement which is the subject of my upcoming book We Come From Jamaica, was a quarter ...

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Toronto Needs An Honest Mayor With Resolve

By Rupert Johnson The Toronto election is seven months away and once again we have already been bombarded with the customary litany of squalid personal allegations and character assassinations. The wild frenzy associated with the mayoral race is not unprecedented, ...

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Beauty Through Our Own Lens

Beauty Through Our Own Lens

Dwain Wellington Rattray Pride Contributing Editor There are those among us who are not-so-fondly labeled as Grammar Nazis or the Grammar Police. Eyes are rolled and quiet sneers of derision follow, when corrections or comments are made concerning correct language ...

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How Big Are Your Dreams?

How Big Are Your Dreams?

Booker T. Washington once said, “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” More poignant words have never been spoken, as life itself ...

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Wrong-headed View Of Sir Alexander Bustamante

By Rupert Johnson I was certainly taken aback by Ewart Walters’ characterization of Sir William Alexander Bustamante, first Prime Minister of Jamaica, in his book: We Come from Jamaica—The National Movement 1937-1962. In this book, Walters not only portrayed Bustamante ...

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