Daily Archives: January 15, 2020

Commentary: Do We Have Enough Stuff? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

—– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

We live in a ‘disposable’ age. We have more than we need but few items are made to last because the world has been designed to encourage ‘throw-aways.’ Would you be happier if you have fewer things than you have now? Would you be happy to give up the BMW’s, Pradas, Guccis, the latest gadgets and that big house for the simple life? Must we go out of our way to get the new glossy toys to impress the neighbors?

The reality is that we live in a world of stuffocation. It’s a new word and it’s easy to define. You look in your wardrobe and it is packed with clothes but you can’t find anything to wear!

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SURINAME: Large oil discovery offshore near Guyana/Suriname border

BLACK GOLD FIND IN SURINAME

Authorities in Dutch-speaking Suriname reported that Texas-based Apache Corporation had struck it rich in an offshore concession right on the border with Guyana and near to some of the largest wells that American super major ExxonMobil has discovered in Guyana since 2015. Large amounts of associated gas has also been found according to officials.  Continue reading

Britain: Brand Sussex represents the biggest threat to the monarchy so far

BritainJan 14th 2020 — Harry, Meghan and Marx –   The Economist

Brand Sussex represents the biggest threat to the monarchy so far

MARX PREDICTED that capitalism would destroy every remnant of feudalism. It would tear asunder “the motley feudal ties that bound man to his ‘natural superiors’”, in the words of “The Communist Manifesto”. It would drown ecstasies of religious fervour and chivalric enthusiasm in the “icy water of egotistical calculation”. And it would subject every national institution to the revolutionary logic of the global market.

So far the British monarchy, one of the last vestiges of the country’s feudal system, has proved a splendid refutation of Marxism. The Crown has survived both the high-noon of Victorian capitalism and the revival of market orthodoxy after 1979.    Continue reading

Guyana Politics: GECOM: Flawed lists and ballooned numbers – Editorial by Kaieteur News

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