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Embracing Innovation as our Business Culture

by Lipton Matthews Establishing a business venture is a risky and uphill task, therefore, we sympathise with the plight of private entrepreneurs, but we will not accept their inertia in Jamaica. For years, business magnates have portrayed Jamaica as an … Continue reading

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Our Apathy Has Caused Our Parlous State

by Lipton Matthews Transformational leadership has become a rather popular topic these days, but we often ignore the importance of effective ‘followership’ in determining the quality of a leader. Jamaica’s current state is akin to a company in which the … Continue reading

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Populist Politics Has Led To Jamaica’s Undoing

by Lipton Matthews The most successful individual at the polls is not the reformist with visionary ideas regarding individual rights and human freedom, but the likeable candidate who is able to develop a message of caring that resonates with the … Continue reading

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When Living By The Begging Bowl, the Begging Never Ends

by Lipton Matthews The provision of foreign aid to developing countries has been a major issue in Europe for many years now, and more states intend to build capacity in sectors like security and climate change through technical assistance. For … Continue reading

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The Jamaica Electorate is Culpable in Perpetuating Poverty.

by Lipton Matthews Children are often admired for their humility, but they also possess some unfortunate attributes, for example, their inability at times to take responsibility for their actions.   At first most onlookers sympathize with youngsters, but eventually maturity … Continue reading

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Reparation Debate Lost in Logic: Part 2

by Lipton Matthews IN October I wrote Part 1 to Reparations Debate Lost in Logic. Here is Part 2: Many may not realize it, but those who argue for reparations are fighting a losing battle. European officials have made it … Continue reading

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LOSE-LOSE POLITICAL GAME

by Lipton Matthews Politicians are vilified for every perceived wrong and (in reality they get very few things correct and in the case of Jamaica mostly everything wrong), but the reality is that politics is a thankless profession; there is … Continue reading

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