Interestingly, the 2017 elections have come and gone and many are clinging on to the CDC victory as if it’s the triumph of their lives. Some of these very ones, like myself have always considered George Oppong Weah, grossly incompetent and unfit for the office of the President of the Republic of Liberia. But some of these people are somersaulting suddenly and are singing praises to Weah. You will not believe who they’re scapegoats, THE PROGRESSIVES! Op-ed 

A Call For A National Progressive Pan African Revolutionary Vanguard Party

By Alaric Tokpa   Advancing the Ideology and Philosophy of Massescracy: A Call for a National Revolutionary Vanguard Party; May History Not Despise Our Generation. I want to begin by recalling that last night, I received a call from Chairman Momo Peters who instructed me to come to Veterans Homecoming Day and deliver the keynote address. I hesitated for a moment and later accepted because it was a legitimate Party mandate. I then reflected that when we unbanned the student movement and returned from Belle Yella jail in late 1985,…

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Nkrumah arrived in the Gold Coast on 14 November 1947. He immediately assumed his secretarial duties, offering to work without pay after he realised that the party had no funds to pay his monthly salary. Eventually, the leadership prevailed on him to accept a fraction of the salary. Nkrumah immediately drew up a detailed, radical plan which he presented to the leadership of the United Gold Coast Convention. He suggested that the party set up branches in every corner of the country and embarks on demonstrations, strikes and boycotts to press for independence. Op-ed 

The Pan Africanists – Where Are Their Monuments?

    By Dara Healy This was the summer of ’66 in which Stokeley Carmichael proclaimed Black Power as the new slogan of the movement…Black Power was the new call.” Kathleen Cleaver, African American activist & former Black Panther member. THE influence of TT nationals in the Pan African movement is global. From the flamboyant and charismatic Kwame Ture to Claudia Jones, George Padmore and Henry Sylvester Williams and CLR James – the names of these people committed to African empowerment still resonate today. Except perhaps in this country, where…

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