Editorial

Life In Leggings

Life In Leggings

#LifeInLeggings. You may or may not have seen this hashtag floating around on social media lately. It’s geared towards highlighting an issue that has flared tempers on both sides of the gender divide. It is being used mostly by women to share stories of sexual ...

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December 1st, 2016

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The “No Vote” Message

The “No Vote” Message

The dust has more or less settled after another bitter election battleleading up to aday of voting on Monday. Certainly not as intense as the 2015 General Election, as definitely not as wide a margin of victory either. Still, we saw all of the expected political propaganda ...

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November 30th, 2016

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THA Elections

THA Elections

As the hype of the Local Government Elections comes to a close, another election will soon make its way into the headlines – the Tobago House of Assembly polls. This would be one of the most important, if not the most important Tobago elections in its history, as the issue ...

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November 29th, 2016

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Fake News!

Fake News!

False news is a big problem that recently ascended to a whole new level recently thanks to social media. Back in the olden days, false news was usually meant for a political or cultural purpose: to make persons believe a particular thing in order to reinforce authority. ...

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November 28th, 2016

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Leaders…..in the Swamp!

Leaders…..in the Swamp!

Roti wars? Roti-gate? Front page headlines! Roti reach Parliament! No doubt the press is to blame for promoting the stupidity and pettiness of our current “role models” But surely our politicians are sinking below the mud of the swamps. In the roti mix were numbers of ...

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November 25th, 2016

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Education Woes!

Education Woes!

School protests have formed part of the news over the past week, with parents and students from two schools attempting to highlight their concerns and get the attention of the Education Minister. For instance, a protest was held on Friday outside the Parliament by parents of

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November 24th, 2016

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What’s our policy on deportees, Mr. PM?

What’s our policy on deportees, Mr. PM?

There has been a lot of apprehension and reservation since Donald Trump won the US Presidential election two weeks ago. This uneasiness stems mainly from his bold statements of intent during the Presidential campaign and those made almost immediately after securing victory. ...

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November 23rd, 2016

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Editorial

Editorial

TTUTA, the Teachers Union recently lamented the inclusion of young schoolchildren in protests staged by their parents for one reason or other. We salute the Union today for that expression of concern. Its members are often guilty of pounding the pavements outside the ...

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November 22nd, 2016

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Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds

Questions continue to hang over the head of the Education Minister, following reports that tuition and stipends were yet to be paid to London-based Trinidad and Tobago scholarship students. The lack of funding, according to media reports, has put them in some tough positions

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November 21st, 2016

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Selfies, Social Media and Narcissism

Selfies, Social Media and Narcissism

The “selfie” craze is at an all time high right now. So much so that that more and more people are dying, yes DYING, as they try to capture memorable photos in a bid to get “likes”. According to a study by Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, 15 selfie-takers died in ...

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November 18th, 2016

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