• The road to a sustainable recovery

    The road to a sustainable recovery

    Harry Truman once demanded to see a one-armed economist after growing exasperated with those practitioners of what’s been called “the dismal science” who provided “on the one hand … but on the other hand” answers to his every question on fiscal...

  • An old soldier’s final campaign

    An old soldier’s final campaign

    Election postmortems tend to be more Rorschach Test than rigorous analytical exercise: those conducting them usually see what...

    • Aug 16, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Answered prayers and mixed blessings

    Answered prayers and mixed blessings

    It’s often said that more tears are shed over answered prayers than the unanswered variety, and this holds particularly true...

    • Aug 11, 2017 8:00 am
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  • A tale of two election campaigns

    A tale of two election campaigns

    It really wasn’t so much a tale of “Two Bermudas”, to borrow one of the Progressive Labour Party’s political slogans.

    • Aug 7, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Bermuda, ‘yu nuh easy’

    Bermuda, ‘yu nuh easy’

    Cup Match time in Bermuda is meant to be a period for reflection, for celebration, for the playing of a two-day cricket match...

    • Aug 2, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Losing the centre ground

    Losing the centre ground

    The One Bermuda Alliance was weighed in the balance on July 18 and found wanting, particularly by the broad centre of the...

    • Jul 26, 2017 8:00 am
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  • A self-deceiving, self-destructive decision

    A self-deceiving, self-destructive decision

    The aftershocks of last week’s massive political earthquake in Bermuda are going to continue to be felt, and studied, for...

    • Jul 25, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Together we stand, divided we fall

    Together we stand, divided we fall

    “Self-sabotage is when we say we want something and then go about making sure it doesn’t...

    • Jul 24, 2017 8:00 am
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  • The people have spoken

    The people have spoken

    It is not too often that a political party can leave the public purse in such a state of disrepair and then return to...

    • Jul 19, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Twelve hours when the silliest of silly seasons takes pause

    Twelve hours when the silliest of silly seasons takes pause

    David Burt, among others in position of high office, has been known to refer to election cycles as the silly season. A time...

    • Jul 18, 2017 8:00 am
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  • To debate or not to debate – that is the question

    To debate or not to debate – that is the question

    “Democracy thrives on civil debate, but we’re shamefully out of practice.”

    —...

    • Jul 10, 2017 8:00 am
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    • What was the biggest shock of Election 17?
    • PLP 24 OBA 12
    • 41%
    • Famous over Richards
    • 40%
    • Lister's 'miracle' against Sousa
    • 8%
    • Peets running Dunkley close
    • 3%
    • Cox's 41 votes in C14
    • 8%
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