Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Government Opposing Itself – Does the Government have multiple personalities?

“When you stay false, how can I stay true? Tell me why do you always do the opposite of what I do.” Here’s an idea – if you want to teach your child about opposites, feel free to use this … Continue reading

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“Enlighten the …

“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.” – Thomas Jefferson, 1816

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“You have the right to remain silent…” (for Ja Blog Day 2013: Police & Security Force Abuses)

“You have the right to remain silent…”   EDITORIAL NOTE (for the sake of reflexivity): When I decided to write a piece for Jamaica’s first Jamaica Blog Day, I did not anticipate that it would have been as emotionally exhausting as … Continue reading

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Armadale: Children on Fire Published by Unicef Jamaica on YouTube: “Armadale: Children on Fire” — a powerful piece that renders the 2009 incident unforgettable. Written and performed by Randy McLaren, dub poet and Jamaican Youth Ambassador for Culture and Vulnerable … Continue reading

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Remembering Armadale

  Photo from Jamaica Gleaner (contributed) On May 22, 2009, a fire at the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre claimed the lives of seven girls (wards of the state).  Then Prime Minister Bruce Golding ordered for a Commission of Enquiry to be … Continue reading

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“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” – Martin Luther King Jr., 1955

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Welcome to THINK Jamaica’s New Blog!

“Thought once awakened does not again slumber.” – Thomas Carlyle, 1840 Welcome to THINK Jamaica’s new blog!  As I continue to develop its scope and reach, I express sincere gratitude to you for your outstanding support! THINK Jamaica’s Facebook Page … Continue reading

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