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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Nigel Westmaas Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Resisting Orthodoxy: Notes on the Origins and Ideology of the Working People’s Alliance Nigel Westmaas INTRODUCTION n the wave of the popular response in the streets of Georgetown, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) was...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 123–217.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... Rupert Roopnaraine is a fi lmmaker, scholar, and political activist. He was a founding member of the WPA. He is currently completing a book on the painter Stanley Greaves and working on a volume of the writings of Martin Carter. 11. See also Walter Rodney’s refl ections on the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 235–241.
Published: 01 March 2004
...: going for gold (3)—Roshini Kempadoo, April 2000 Page 238 Virtual Exiles: from the edge (4)—Roshini Kempadoo, April 2000 Page 239 (Photographs top from left to right) Courtesy of the Fr. Darke Archives, Georgetown, Guyana—circa 1970s Walter Rodney’s funeral 1980—courtesy of WPA archives...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2004
... about him, Burnham was merely substituting new shibboleths for old. He was. But that dissent taking shape around 1970 would coalesce by the end of the decade in the formation of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), and Burnham would be confronted with his nemesis in the iconic fi...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 February 2008
... on shame. The opportunity missed by Black Power would later be embraced by the Working Peo- ple’s Alliance (WPA), which emerged in the mid 1970s, its principal aim being the healing Guyana’s ethnic wound. If Rodney was the most visible symbol of the WPA, then Kwayana...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2002) 6 (2): 72–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 103–118.
Published: 01 November 2012
... plot of Louisiana is deceptively simple. It begins in 1936 with the journey of Ella Townsend— Columbia graduate student in anthropology—to St. Mary, Louisiana, at the behest of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration (WPA). She is provided a tape recorder (very new technology at the...
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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 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Douglass's) clove close to models of authorizing “authentic” personhood recognizable in “the West” since the time of St. Augustine. 31 Even the autobiographical narratives elicited from ageing ex-slaves in the course of the massive WPA-sponsored efforts to record their (fading) memories have failed to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 85–177.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 106–179.
Published: 01 February 2006
... work as a chemist. I remember this very clearly because, as I said, these were the Depression years. I think his job was at WPA (Works Progress Administration)— an FDR-inspired program, where people did real work, but for the federal government, because other jobs simply were not...