Author Archives: Insight

The United Nations at 70

(By Professor W. Andy Knight, PhD, FRSC) The United Nations system embodies concepts of international cooperation and multilateralism. It is the only true universal multilateral body our world has ever seen, and it celebrates its ...

Who is a Public Servant?

(by Earl John) Interestingly enough too few politicians can readily identify which of those who work for them are legitimate public servants. It is not necessarily their immediate fault, since there is no central register of publi...

The Gift of Tongues

(by Alim Hosein) In this series so far, I have focused on creole languages and on language prejudice. There are many more interesting details and many more interesting and crucial issues about creole languages, which I intend to g...

A Look at Press Freedom

(by Wesley Gibbings) Accurately determining a country’s press freedom status has always been a difficult task. International human rights groups sometimes quibble over the precise metrics and there have been known to be interestin...