Rodney Campbell

Column: Salaries Vs Results

Column: Salaries Vs Results

The issue of increased salaries for teachers is a contentious one which can hardly be ignored. It cannot be fairly or legitimately dismissed as a cry from an undeserving quarter or sector. However, there are some very basic issues that need to be admitted when these...

Justice For A Few

Justice For A Few

“If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected – those precisely, who need the law’s protection most – and...

Column: Which Jamaican Are You?

Column: Which Jamaican Are You?

In 2022 Jamaica we still seem to be preoccupied with who is “Jamaicawhite”, “red”, “brown brown”, “brown”, “dark brown”, “black” and “blackblack”.  Three things in my opinion are mainly responsible for this continuedconfusion shrouded and clouded in an undercurrent of...

Jamaica And The Queen

Jamaica And The Queen

Jamaica has been an independent nation for sixty years and it ismore than reasonable to say we have done well in many areascharting our own destiny. It is also quite fair to say we have made amuck of it while having every opportunity to be way ahead of ourpresent...

Real Men MUST Cry

Real Men MUST Cry

Generations of boys have been taught resolve, strength,fearlessness, emotive nullity, toughness and a slew of other methodsdesigned to make them not just men, but REAL men. Men andwomen have invested heavily in the teaching of this warpedphilosophy to boys, because of...

Jamaican Women Hold The Power

Jamaican Women Hold The Power

I have long believed the Jamaican woman is a different version of the initial and intended template from the days of Eden.  Nowadays it is obvious the standard of achieving “strong woman” is a bar set by our women.  It doesn’t matter if the journey is board...