Daily Archives: 02/02/2022

GUYANA: Politics and Economy: ‘Guyana on path of resource curse’ — Khemraj Ramjattan- AFC

…  Ramjattan says Budget 2022 destroying non-oil sectors

… Warns against creeping return of corruption

Khemraj Ramjattan

By Gary Eleazar – Kaieteur News – February 2, 2022

Budget 2022 is reflective of a country that is already heading down the path of the resource curse or the Dutch Disease, as is evidenced by the figures presented, confirming a heavy reliance on oil funds while at the same time the non-oil economy shrinks.
This was the conclusion of Alliance for Change (AFC) Leader, Khemraj Ramjattan, yesterday, as he made his contribution to the Budget Debates.

Ramjattan – a veteran parliamentarian—in a more toned down presentation, sought to caution against the destruction of Guyana’s non-oil economy since the hydrocarbons being discovered are a finite resource that would be exhausted in a matter of decades.       . Continue reading

WORLD: Why are Most People Cowards? | Obedience and the Rise of Authoritarianism – Video

Why are Most People Cowards? | Obedience and the Rise of Authoritarianism

Academy of Ideas- January 26, 2022 –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOJLGpfnX34

SOME COMMNETS on this YouTube video:

  1. MORALITY is doing what is right regardless of what you are told. OBEDIENCE is doing what you are told regardless of what is right!-
  2. “Historically, the most terrible things—war, genocide, and slavery—have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience.” —Howard Zinn-
  3. Fear=inaction. Inaction=compliance. Compliance=mental and physical death. Stay strong my friends!-
  4. “Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.” -Mahatma Gandhi

Q.C. Alumni Association (QCAA)- Toronto: The Scribbler Magazine – December 2021

DOWNLOAD: QC Alumni Association -Toronto – The Scribbler Magazine – December 2021

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