Politics Public Policy 

Nepotism was wrong yesterday and is wrong today

By: Cllr. Tiawon Saye Gongloe The two leading parties [during the last elections] were products of the True Whig Party, the party that institutionalized nepotism, cronyism and other forms of patronage in this country. The only way of doing politics that they know best is the True Whig Party way, which is represented the slogan of the True Whig Party, “So say one so say all”.  It was, therefore clear to me that a victory for any of the two parties would have led to another era of nepotism in Liberian…

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How Prepared Is Weah For Senate?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   Since he failed to win the Liberian presidency on two occasions, some are now urging George Weah, the former football star-turned-politician to run for the Liberian senate, as if the Senate is the only place Weah can do a better job to further his vision for the country. With the presidential election a good four years away, supporters of various individuals are aggressively pushing their favorite candidate’s names into our consciousness, so that when the day of the actual campaign and election comes, Liberians…

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Liberian editor speaks truth to power

    11 Questions: Activist Stephanie C. Horton Horton is the managing editor and founder of Sea Breeze Journal of Contemporary Liberian Writings (SBJ), an e-publication that promotes Liberian arts and culture. 1. Why was Sea Breeze Journal established, and how long have you been in existence? Thanks for the interview, Ralph, and for shining a spotlight on our arts and culture. I founded SBJ primarily as a platform for creative expression, but also to bring other intellectual works to public attention. This is why the word “writings” in the…

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