| A society gone mad?
THE NEWS reports about extortionists trying to "shake down" a church for protection money would be farcical were it not painfully real. It provides yet another index of the depths to which the society has sunk. The Roman Catholic Archbishop of...
Bishop Spong and fundamentalism
If we discount for a moment Obeah, horoscopes and dream numerology the dominant religion in Jamaica is Fundamentalist Christianity. The name is a misnomer, for far from getting down to the fundamentals of the teachings of the Christ... - Peter Espeut
Taking democracy seriously
"DEMOCRACY," WINSTON Churchill, the great British Prime Minister, once remarked, "is the worst form of government, except for the others." Jamaica has had a long and deeply rooted tradition of democracy, which for one reason... - Delroy Chuck