Daily Archives: November 20, 2020

GUYANA: HISTORY: 1763: Rebellion or revolution? – Moray House: Virtual Event – 24th November 2020

Title1763: Rebellion or revolution?

Discussants: Professor Marjoleine Kars and Dwayne Benjamin

Date: Tuesday 24th November 2020
Time: 5.00 pm Guyana time [4.00 pm Toronto & New York, 9.00 pm UK].

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GUYANA: OIL: I prefer an int’l investigation into oil blocks awards – Raphael Trotman

– Former Natural Resource s Minister, Raphael Trotman

US POLITICS: Sen. Marco Rubio: China’s threat to U.S. national security – Video

Rubio: “China’s threat to U.S. national security is not a game”

This speech in the USA Senate was made by Sen. Mark Rubio on May 23, 2018. He is a a Republican who supported Trump’s call for revised trade deals with China.  The new Democratic government may, most likely, usher in a cooling off of the USA-China trade conflict, but the points raised here by Marco Rubio should be examined from a non-political standpoint.            Continue reading

US POLITICS: The President Is Golfing and Exercising White Male Privilege – Opinion

Robin Givhan | The Washington Post

Few images capture the position of privilege from which the president operates better than the ones that depict him at his golf club in Virginia. In several of the pictures, he isn’t playing the game — or even holding a club — but rather simply tooling around the course like a feudal lord in a golf cart with his personalized campaign baseball cap pulled low.        Continue reading