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Protests, Arrests and Deportations: Welcome to Trump’s America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Protests, Arrests and Deportations: Welcome to Trump’s America

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Opinion - commentary -analysis

Confusion. Chaos. Turmoil. Fear. Protests. Deportations. Detentions. Lawsuits. Twitter-Policy. Uncertainty. Anxiety. Insecurity. Stress, and a new interpretation of an Executive Order: Muslims were not banned from entering the US but there was a ban in seven Muslim countries.

In three short weeks President Donald Trump has stamped his peculiar brand of politics on America. It is not a pretty sight. Trump has led America into fear and uncertainty and many feel insecure. They believe that America is on the brink of becoming a police state.  Continue reading

The Roil in Oil – commentary

The Roil in Oil – commentary

Oil rigs

Oil rigs


Most Guyanese have been transfixed by the protests in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) that have already toppled two dictators and are threatening several others. But the sudden jump in our gas prices should have alerted us to another dimension in the crisis that has affected every other country in the world: the future of oil.

Whatever the outcome of the protests, uprisings and rebellions now sweeping the region, one thing is guaranteed: the world of oil will be permanently transformed. And oil, we should know by now, is what makes the world go around.
While coal literally fuelled the 19th century industrial revolution – powering factories, railroads and steamships – it was cheap oil that made the modern, globalised world possible from the turn of the 20th century. Continue reading

BRAZIL – videos on the protests in Brazil – June 2013



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