|EDITORIAL - Time for a cold, hard look at Air Jamaica
As this newspaper predicted last week, the directors of Air Jamaica have taken to the Government a new plan for restructuring the airline, which is to be considered by a subcommittee of the Cabinet. Precisely what the managers of Air Jamaica want...
The world a supermarket
"The world is not a market" has been a slogan of the anti-globalisation movement. It calls for resistance to the alleged goal of neoliberalism to convert all phenomena - even time and relationships - into tradable commodities... - John Rapley
Crime: iron fist and velvet glove
Crime is trending downwards, we are told. But downwards to where? In 1960 there were 60 murders. The murder rate was 3.3 per 100,000. Most killings were of the domestic nature and crimes of passion. - Martin Henry
Measure of manhood
And how, pray tell, should a man be measured? Shall it be by the number of children that he has, acknowledged and unacknowledged, brought to mind or 'unminded,' deposited or withdrawn and, by extension, the number of women...Melville Cooke