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Archive for February, 2013

Humanity has misplaced happiness

Humanity has misplaced happiness

By Clemente Ferrer          It is spreading, with great force, an ethic that considers valid a double standard for many areas of human existence. For the same reason has emerged a mentality that accepts that the end justifies the means and that everything is legitimate provided it will be valid to enjoy a happiness beyond […]

The duties of my Liberian Legislator in District #4

The duties of my Liberian Legislator in District #4

By George Gorneleh           In furtherance of transparency in our fragile democracy, and to hold elected officials accountable to the citizens they represent,  I am following up with my January 24, 2013 article published by The Liberian Dialogue website, regarding a formal complaint filed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives against Bong County Representative […]

Get rid of the Ministry of Information!

Get rid of the Ministry of Information!

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          Right after he and his colleagues forced their way into the Executive Mansion  in 1980, after a bloody coup d’ tat that suddenly changed the political landscape of Liberia, the late President  Samuel Kanyon Doe got the attention of the Liberian people when he quickly spelled out his many reasons for seizing […]

Open letter to Her Excellency, President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf

Open letter to Her Excellency, President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf

By Sam-Mohammed Kromah    The deafening sound of silence is one of the most lethal weapons used by the most skilled verbal assassins, while their rambunctious adversaries use any and every opportunity to speak their piece. These unique individuals choose their battles very cleverly and wisely, speaking only when theyhave completely wielded the power to […]

How the media contributed to intolerance in today's society

How the media contributed to intolerance in today's society

By Charles L. Massaquoi         Journalism is one of the oldest professions in the world. For years, many people in society look to journalists because journalism is one of the noble professions in the entire world. I am sad to admit that some journalists are losing the respect they once had because journalism today,is about business as […]

How the media contributed to intolerance in today's society

How the media contributed to intolerance in today’s society

By Charles L. Massaquoi         Journalism is one of the oldest professions in the world. For years, many people in society look to journalists because journalism is one of the noble professions in the entire world. I am sad to admit that some journalists are losing the respect they once had because journalism today,is about business as […]

“A time for transformation?”

“A time for transformation?”

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               President Sirleaf’s vision for transforming Liberia took a rhetorical twist during her Annual Message to the 53rd National Legislature recently when she spoke of “a time for transformation” in a nation besieged by abject poverty, nepotism, record unemployment, rampant corruption and violent crime. Even as Sirleaf carefully mapped out a strategy […]

How George Weah and Samuel Tweah screwed the CDC over

How George Weah and Samuel Tweah screwed the CDC over

By: Paul Paulay Jackson- elpaulay@gmail.com               Contributing Writer It is more than just a coincidence that only the letter “T” separates the name “Tweah” from “Weah”, or is there something more sinister to this political bromance between these two CDC stalwarts? It seems the CDC, through some of its powerful members have begun outsourcing its political […]