Jomo Thomas

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Why it is necessary to defeat Gonsalves’ ULP

Here’s why Gonsalves’ ULP must be defeated Today marks 812 days since the increasingly unpopular and autocratic government…

Pension Changes, Tax Hikes: Workers’ Rights Eroded

In solidarity with our workers Plain Talk joins the unions representing public sector workers in criticising the government’s…

Democracy under attack: Gonsalves’ disregard for parliamentary norms

Debate over wages and other parliamentary nonsense The debate over the government’s proposal to raise the minimum wage…

It’s time to break Gonsalves’ spell

Death, death and more debt in 2024 If you are not afraid for our country, you are courageous.…

In Guyana, Venezuela, Indigenous people must lead resistance against border disputes

Guest column by Clairmont Chung, a Guyanese lawyer, writer, film maker and progressive activist. Saving the Essequibo from…

Stiffer penalties will do nothing but fill up the jails

The stiffer penalty temptation Our country is growing progressively deranged. The social glue that held it together is…

Hope is not a resident of St Vincent and the Grenadines

Hope does not live here Living in SVG is difficult for huge segments of the people. Listening to…

Jomo Thomas speaks to ‘Police justice’ & a govt living on discord, strife

Colin John, a former police commissioner who resigned less than three months ago, will be sworn in as…

What else died with the assassination of John F. Kennedy

What else died with John F. Kennedy President Kennedy was assassinated while driving through Dallas, Texas 60 years…

Too many children are being left behind: Jomo Thomas

We are leaving our children behind This week, we undertake the unthinkable. We are approaching a holy grail,…

Global search for facts and truth

The Search For Facts And Truth The explosive expansion in telecommunications has brought to our eyes, ears, voices…

Onward to true independence, citizen ownership, and control

I was taken aback by residual doubts about the viability and significance of our struggle for sovereignty and…

The way out of the Palestine/Israel conflict

The way out of the Palestine/Israel mess Last Monday, during my Plain Talk episode on Boom FM, I…

America and Europe are to blame for Israel’s crimes

"I have declared a total siege on the Gaza Strip." There will be no electricity, food, or fuel;…

Mitchell, Gonsalves & the rape of St Vincent

Every time the tragic situation in Canouan is brought up, a small group, enthralled by glitz, glitter, and…