Author: Ravi Dev

Ravi Dev is a consultant with the Guyana Times.
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National and Regional Cultural Policy

National and Regional Cultural Policy

Ministers of Culture from across CARICOM have just finished “deliberating” on a...

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The Modi Phenomenon

The Modi Phenomenon

Just a few months ago, most of the political pundits were predicting that a “revitalised”...

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Guyanese narratives and Independence

Guyanese narratives and Independence

Another May 26; another Independence Day. But are we any closer to becoming a nation...

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Independence and Armed Forces Indian Exclusion

Independence and Armed Forces Indian Exclusion

As we approach another “celebration” of our Independence from Britain, crime once...

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Being a (hyphenated) Guyanese

Being a (hyphenated) Guyanese

In his remarks last week at the dedication of the Indian Arrival Monument President...

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Privations, arrivals and departures

Privations, arrivals and departures

With “Indian Arrival Day” some two weeks away, against a background of 7000 mostly...

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Out of the logies

Out of the logies

One unfortunate circumstance of our polarized identity-based politics is a contested...

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Race, class and politics

Race, class and politics

The strength of “class” lies in the economic interests of its members, but generally...

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The real conflict

The real conflict

Witnessing the upsurge of ethnic tensions amidst the increased polarization in our...

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The checkmated Indian

The checkmated Indian

In the last few weeks, as the countdown to March 21 drew closer, there was apprehension...

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Phagwah and Power

Phagwah and Power

A short while back, there was a dispute about which day exactly should we celebrate...

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The PNC and the Armed Forces

The PNC and the Armed Forces

As Guyana appears headed for another round of rigged elections under the leader...

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Bullshit in Politics

Bullshit in Politics

ROAR of Ravi Dev (3-1) About a decade or so ago, the Philosopher Harry Frankfurt’s...

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Being Guyanese: unity with many roots

Being Guyanese: unity with many roots

 In “Gardening in the Tropics”, the mixed heritage Jamaican poet Olive Senior uses...

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Race and Slavery

Race and Slavery

Some would dismiss the ubiquity of race and racism but these constructs, arising...

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Race and Racism

Race and Racism

With elections on the horizon, “race”, of course, has taken centre stage once again....

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