EDITORIAL - The case for teacher accountability

It's not the kind of thing that generally energises the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) or excites engagement from the teachers' union...

Keiran King: There’s no deeper meaning to life — deal with it

"The question of the purpose of human life has been raised countless times; it has never yet received a satisfactory answer and perhaps does not admit of one.” — Sigmund FreudIn the film The Invention...

Betraying our heroes

The Emancipation-Independence holidays are here again. It has been 180 years since the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade and 52 years since we signed a piece of paper declaring our birth as an independent nation with responsibility for our own bills ...

NEPA won't clip bird hunters' wings

The National Environment and Planning Agency's (NEPA) takes this opportunity to respond to a letter written by Authnel S. Reid, published on July 24, 2014. It is a fact that NEPA is responsible for the administering of annual game bird-hunting season ...

Go after bigwig tax cheats

Your editorial, 'Adding bite to the tax growl' (Sunday Gleaner, July 27, 2014), reminded me of my question in the Senate some years ago: "How many persons have been locked up for tax evasion in Jamaica?" The answer came back: None.

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