Opinion

LOOKING INSIDE FROM OUTSIDE - The LUP Factor of the Unity Party Merger

Months ago, the news of a political merger among the Liberia Action Party or LAP, Liberia Unification Party or LUP and Unity or UP was broken to the public. According to leaders of these political parties, the merger was against the back drop of the commonalities of visions and objectives shared by these three institutions.

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COMMENTARY: Change Africa from Within

ROME – A severe food crisis currently threatens southern Sudan. In East Africa, where millions of people already are dependent on food aid, a sharp rise in the cost of staple crops looms.

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LOOKING INSIDE FROM OUTSIDE - Liberia's Dismal Performance

Many Liberians were shocked by the sad news of the defeats of the National soccer team, the Lone Star at the hands of Burkina Faso and Ghana's Black Stars in the on-going WAFU sub regional tournament which began on Friday, April 9, 2010 in the Nigerian |State of Ogun.

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Lookin' Inside From Outside - Perception And Its Sad Effect

One of the greatest enemies of progress in Liberia has always and continues to be the perceptions Liberians harbor for each other. The negative trends such perceptions take continue to keep our country at bay, thus keeping the nation and us divided and disunited, and retarding development and progress.

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Taking Government To The People: An Eyewitness Account Of Liberia's Southeastern Experience

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, along with members of her Cabinet, set out on Saturday, February 27, 2010, for a week-long visit to southeastern Liberia, an area which, like most parts of the country, is slowly recovering from its share of the 14-year civil conflict.

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COMMENTARY-Genetic Property Rights on Trial

LONDON  In early February 2010, a United States federal district court in New York began deciding a landmark case as to whether individuals have a “right to know” about how their own genomes can dictate their future health. The case, American Civil Liberties Union v. Myriad Genetics, may have a tremendous impact on medicine and science.

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Looking Inside From Outside - The Liberian Corruption Saga

The issue of corruption is the one often talked about in Liberia daily. Even the children who may be less cognizant of corruption join the rest of the population to talk about, sing and recite corruption as the most popular issue in Liberia today, just as the song sung by the children in a village on a daily basis.

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OPINION-The Final Decline of the West

PARIS  In 2040/2050, will demographers speak of “the white man's loneliness” in the way historians once referred to “the white man's burden” to describe the so-called “imperial responsibilities” of some European nations?

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Looking Inside From Outside - Liberian Presidency: Pt. II

As a result of discussions and investigations  undertaken from various perspectives, this Liberian Presidency is over-clouded with various competing forces, with those of good and evil dominating, thus rendering her somewhat well incapacitated to make decisions for progress.

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Opinion: The Need For Continuity

The current noise about the pronouncement made by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the National Legislature to the effect that she will stand as a candidate in the 2011 Presidential election is a wolf cry.  Those crying foul have failed so far to provide any legal backing for their assertion other than saying that the venue was not ideal for such pronouncement. The worst scenario in this entire foul cry is the uncontrollable use of vulgar language by some individuals in putting forward their points.

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