DIMINISING VALUE OF THE LIBERIAN DOLLAR
Written by Newdawn
In recent years, Liberians, especially low-income and no-income earners whose buying power - for the commodities such as of rice, meat, fish, cooking oil, pepper, fire-wood, palm nuts, bitter balls, egg-plant, plantain, rent, housing, clothing, school, etc., etc – had been, continues to be, dangerously reduced (Economists call it depreciation) have been wondering, why this life-threatening, national epidemic (like the Ebola) and why nothing serious and lasting is done about it?
WE ARE LIBERIA!
Written by Cllr. Charles Brumskine
We travel through the passageways of time
We are the first African Republic, among nation-states
We were here even before 1847, 1822 or 1821
We are Liberia!
Big Boy 1 and Big Boy 2: The Invisible Twins
Written by Martin K. N. Kollie
Transparency is a Taboo in Liberia
From the balcony of the Executive Mansion to the bicameral chambers of the National Legislature, there is an increasing wave of corruption, greed, bribery, nepotism and patronage. From the courtrooms of the Supreme and Subordinate Courts to the Correction Centers, justice is on sale at the detriment of those who do not have deep pockets as well as those who are far away from the power that be.
They take advantage of the limitations of some people to enhances their popularities
Written by Ambrues M. Nebo
“The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind….” Marcus Garvey, Nova Scotia, October 1937. The above extract from the full quotation caption “Emancipate ourselves from mental slavery” postulated by Marcus Garvey, the civil right activist and proponent of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, is what some politicians, activists, in our Liberian society continues to rely on to gain or enhance their popularities.
REMEMBERING LIBERIA’S BRAVE, LEGENDARY NATIONALISTS: THE ADOCATES FOR SOCIO-POLITICAL CHANGE & REFORMS
Written by Newdawn
Today and these days of international watchdog activities (Global Witness, for example) with documented, validated reports of excessive, profound moral decadence in both of our private corporate board rooms and our public government executive offices, thousands of patriotic, poor and powerless citizens recall and pay homage to the memory as well as mourn the loss, to the great beyond, of the Nation’s great and honorable nationalists - men and women of Letters, others unlettered, but all naturally-endowed socio-political animals, with skill and commitment for betterment of the “human condition”.