Daily Archives: February 25, 2018

GUYANA – BLACK HISTORY – By Leonard Dabydeen

GUYANA – BLACK HISTORY

– By Leonard Dabydeen

One day me cross over punt trench

greenheart bridge only wide like me shoulda

me machete tie ‘pon me waist

me head-band tie strong

fuh steady me head

me bend down, scratch me big toe

waiting like mawnin’ cock a crow      Continue reading

How the web of life became Cheap Nature – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

The Web of Life Reshaped - Painting by Mike Caimbeul

The Web of Life Reshaped – Painting by Mike Caimbeul
Photo Credit: Bongdoogle.com

Part Two of my series on the book, Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism (Kairos Books, 2016), edited by Jason W. Moore, is a synopsis of Moore’s article on “The Rise of Cheap Nature.” In his article, he refers to two kinds of nature: nature with a common ‘n’ is the web of life; Nature with a capital ‘N’ is environments without humans.

Like Eileen Crist (Part One), Moore argues that we live in the “Age of Capital,” the Capitalocene. Until we understand that “capital and power do not act upon nature, but develop through the web of life,” we cannot formulate solutions for the environmental crises we now face.

Most people (myself included), Moore notes, still think about capitalism in economic terms – markets, prices, money, and the like. He proposes…

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“No guarantee” that the PPP will regain power in 2020 – Vishnu Bisram

“No guarantee” PPP will regain power; better to fight for constitutional reform, executive power sharing- Vishnu Bisram

A New York-based  Guyanese pollster, teacher and political commentator, who has constantly predicted a People’s Progressive Party (PPP) victory, on Saturday said the incumbent David Granger-led APNU-AFC coalition would be in power for the foreseeable future.      Continue reading

Would Venezuela Invade Guyana? – Stratfor Worldview Analysis

Would Venezuela Invade Guyana? – Stratfor Worldview Analysis

February 8. 2018 – Highlights

  • According to an unconfirmed report, a Brazilian government delegation plans to meet with Guyana and Suriname about a possible Venezuelan military incursion into Guyana.
  • For Venezuela, entering Guyanese territory could delay an International Court of Justice border ruling and even grant Caracas a bargaining chip in amnesty negotiations with the United States.
  • The incursion would come with great risks for Caracas, as it may invite a harsh response from Washington.  Read More:

 https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/would-venezuela-invade-guyana

CUFFY: Face of the Berbice Slave Rebellion of 1763 in Guyana – video documentary

CUFFY: Face of the Berbice Slave Rebellion of 1763 in Guyana – video documentary

Published on Aug 16, 2015  –  Cuffy: Face of a Rebellion is a Green Mango Media documentary by journalist Amanda Wilson which explores the origins and legacy of the 1763 Berbice Slave Rebellion led by Guyanese national hero….. CUFFY.
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