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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 21–42.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Cary Fraser Small Axe Incorporated 2004 The PPP on Trial: British Guiana in 1953 Cary Fraser INTRODUCTION n 14 September 2003, the Sunday edition of the Stabroek News published an article dealing with a recent World Bank draft report on Guyana: Guyana’s...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., Indians and Africans, and amplifi ed and reifi ed the two-party (PNC and PPP) ascendance and domination that originated in the 1950s.⁴ In essence, Guyana was recognized for what Donald Horowitz terms a “racial census,” a phrase meant to depict a society where election outcomes are determined by the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 21–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the eventual demise of Jagan and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in the ssmallmall era of anticolonial politics was to take another decade to complete. During that time, aaxexe a new era in the struggle against colonialism was initiated, an era that would witness Jagan’s...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Despair and Hope: Women and Violence in Contemporary Guyana D. Alissa Trotz 1 The PPP on Trial: British Guiana in 1953 Cary Fraser 21 “If freedom writes no happier alphabet”: Martin...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 106–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... States. By 1950, the colony’s anticolonial movement had formalized itself into a radical class-based nationalist party called the People’s Progressive Party (PPP). It was organized and led by a group of anticapitalist radicals who were strongly supported by the colony’s black and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2004
... VIOLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY GUYANA: A SYNOPSIS In 1992 Cheddi Jagan came to power as leader of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP/ Civic) in an election hailed internationally as being free and fair, ending twenty-four years of authoritarian rule and rigged elections under the People’s...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Progressive Party (PPP). The “Rodney case poses [a] danger,” American diplomats noted. They were concerned that the government would be “caught between radical elements as represented by King and the PPP.” Guyana-based American diplomats, who were far more prone blindly to back the host regime than...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2004
... “rhetoric to reticence Rohlehr matches politi- cal despondency (in response to the 1953 suspension of the Guyanese constitution, the dismissal of the government of the People’s Progressive Party [PPP], the split of the PPP, and the increasing polarization of politics along racial divisions) with...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 123–217.
Published: 01 March 2004
... virtually everybody that I knew, my parents were in the PPP [People’s Progres- sive Party] of 1953.³ So part of what the world was about was this excitement of change; that was all over my house, as it was of the houses of some of my other relatives as well. In Guyana in those days...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
... standing ovation. WPJ’s relationship was with the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), not the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), of which Walter Rodney was a leader. The PPP and its leader, Cheddi Jagan, had invited the WLL (precursor to the WPJ) to its conferences, and in turn, at its founding conference the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
... participation in Cheddi Jagan’s People’s Progressive Party (PPP). After the April 1953 election brought the PPP to power, British military forces invaded the country, suspended the constitution that had granted the colony some autonomy, and over- turned Jagan’s government. Many of the leaders of the PPP...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 111–123.
Published: 01 November 2017
... blood in him.” 41 Johnson's party, the People's Progressive Party (PPP), named after Marcus Garvey's PPP, had different views of the meaning and symbols of independence, which centered on remembering Garvey and what he stood for. Johnson called for a national flag resembling that of the Universal...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 53–68.
Published: 01 July 2014
... existing class-color hierarchies. Such concerns were becoming acute during the period in which Mittelholzer's novel was written. By 1950, Guyana's anticolonial movement had formalized itself into the People's Progressive Party (PPP), a class-based nationalist organization led by “a group of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 82–105.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Ben Monroe; the Garveyite People's Political Party (PPP), led by Millard Johnson; and the Black Man Political Party (BMPP), steered by Rastafarian and Marxist sympathizer Sam Brown; as well as a coterie of young, left-leaning middle-class activists inside the PNP who called themselves the Young...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 85–177.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... DS: Another factor that you identify in that book as inspiring is Millard Johnson’s People’s Political Party [PPP]. Did you know Millard Johnson 10 On Ken Post’s relation to Jamaica see David Scott, “ ‘No Saviour from on High’: An Interview with Ken Post,” Small...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2002) 6 (2): 72–200.
Published: 01 September 2002