Derwayne

How Youth Participation Revolutionised Guyana’s Politics

This post was written by Derwayne Wills. It was first published on UNICEF’s Voices of Youth on May 11, 2015.  Like a phoenix reborn from the ashes of a J.K. Rowling novel, old perceptions of youth in Guyana will burst into flames to make way for a rejuvenated, politically-conscious generation. A generation that isn’t afraid to… Continue reading How Youth Participation Revolutionised Guyana’s Politics

Terrence

The #IAmApolitical Youth: A deterrent to the development of a nation

There is a startling number of Guyanese who refuse to acknowledge an important aspect of our culture which is our politics. The refusal to identify with Guyanese politics has contributed significantly to the decay of the political landscape of Guyana. In my opinion, many Guyanese avoid politics and political conversations in an attempt to pacify

Derwayne

YOUTH, ACTIVISM, AND THE INSANITY OF GUYANA’S ‘TALKSHOP’ CULTURE

THE other night I sat in an event hosted by the Guyana National Youth Council at the ‘elitist’ Georgetown Club. I witnessed something that made me proud; young people coming together to talk. Talk about issues that worry them, about race, about unfair treatment, about political misfortunes, about the Guyana they live in and even… Continue reading YOUTH, ACTIVISM, AND THE INSANITY OF GUYANA’S ‘TALKSHOP’ CULTURE