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Moral imperative and teamwork

I am confident that societies in which the majority of the population have perceived themselves as life’s ‘losers’, can be transformed, but this will require hard work and a long-term vision. Namely that a ‘growth mindset’ approach to educational and social change is an extremely powerful tool, especially as regards […]

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Shame, a painful emotion

What are the effects of ‘shame’ on Caribbean families? I believe that this powerful emotion is perpetuated by the dysfunctional family structures that exist there, such structures being themselves directly caused by the deliberate humiliation visited on the imprisoned Africans by the slavers and their plantocratic masters.   Nigel Pocock […]