THE PPP’s ENDURING FEARS

Critics are baffled by what is alleged to be the reluctance of the PPP to accept that it is no longer in the majority since the 2011 elections. Their analysis, at its worst, suggests that an arrogant, hungry and driven elite, determined to dominate the reins of office, seek to remain entrenched in power for […]

THE PPP AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD

The election result and its aftermath Four successive election victories of the Peoples Progressive Party (the Party) in 1992, 1997, 2001 and 2006 were followed by the failure to obtain an absolute majority in 2011. It was unexpected and a shock and disappointment. Under the constitution the Party was entitled to the presidency and the […]

MARX, CAPITALISM AND THE RECESSION

Many thanks for your response to the articles I sent. I did not intend or expect a response, especially one so extensive.  I expected more to irritate you than anything else. I notice that I succeeded. I know very well your views on these matters, having had many discussions with you over many years. But […]