It is with great pleasure that I am running as an Independent candidate for Constituency 20!
In The Media (Most Recent First)
OBA under fire for gaming question – I’m quoted in this Bermuda Sun article giving my opinion regarding the framing for the question for the gambling referendum, as well as my personal opposition to gambling. December 4th, 2013.
Opinion Column On A National Science Strategy – An OpEd in Bernews calling for a National Science Strategy and a National Science Directorate to support and develop indigenous research capacity and provide objective, independent scientific support for Bermuda (policy and other). December 3rd, 2013.
Alcohol Abuse, An Endemic Problem? Solutions? – An OpEd in Bernews advocating some actions the Government could take as regards alcohol abuse in Bermuda. November 18th, 2013.
Govt seeks dialogue on cannabis – An article in the Royal Gazette concerning the Throne Speech commitment to pursue a public consultation on decriminalising cannabis. My comments are in the sidebar. November 12th, 2013.
Starling: A Critique of the OBA’s Throne Speech – An article in Bernews providing an initial critique of the OBA’s second Throne Speech. November 9th, 2013.
Doctoral Student Proposes a ‘Citizen’s Pension’ Scheme to the SAGE Commission – An article in the RG summarising my pension submission to the SAGE Commission; there’s a link to the full pdf version of my submission there too. August 27th, 2013.
Starling on Revolutionary Movements in Egypt – An op-ed for Bernews on the coup in Egypt and what steps Bermuda could take to oppose the coup. August 18th, 2013.
Kulcha! Conscious Times August 5th-12th, 2013 – The increasingly refreshing new weekly summary of local news features my SAGE submission this week. I appreciate the feedback! August 12th, 2013.
Starling’s Suggestions For Reducing Spending – This is the first half of my submission to the SAGE Commission; I released it to encourage additional submissions and to stimulate wider discussions relating to SAGe. On Bernews, August 7th, 2013.
Starling – Democratic Alternative to the Monarchy - This was an opinion piece advocating for a republican system of governance rather than the existing monarchy – it was sparked by the media frenzy over the royal birth. On Bernews, July 23rd, 2013.
Starling – Same Sex Marriage Right Thing To Do – An opinion piece largely in reaction to Opposition Leader Marc Bean’s televised comments in opposition to same-sex marriage. On Bernews, July 14th, 2013.
More on Secularism – Further quotes on the need for a secular society, RG, May 20th, 2013.
For Secularism – Quoted in an article about the National Day of Prayer, May 17th, 2013.
On International Women’s Day – Opinion piece on Bernews, March 8th, 2013.
Budget’s missed opportunities – Opinion piece in the RG, February 26th, 2013. A constructive critique of the OBA’s first Budget.
Budget Analysis – A mix of good ideas and missed opportunities – Opinion piece in the Bda Sun, February 22nd, 2013. A quick review of the OBA’s first Budget.
Speech offers promise, but also raises concerns – Opinion piece in the Bda Sun, very quick thoughts on the Throne Speech, but with a restricted size limit. Couldn’t fit all my thoughts into it. Like PATI (freedom of information). February 8th, 2013.
OBA on term limits: A case of ‘we had to deceive you?’ – Opinion piece in the Bda Sun concerning the OBA’s handling of the term limits issue. February 8th, 2013.
Public opinion expected to shift in favour of term limits abolition – Article in the RG, a follow-up to the direct action I took for my constituents, has me in quotes. February 7th, 2013.
Police attend ‘sit-in’ over term limit documents – Article on Bernews also covering the direct action I took on behalf of constituents. February 6th, 2013.
Police called as man stages ‘sit-down’ over term limit documents – Article in the RG, February 6th, 2013. My full statement and some clarifications may be found here.
PLP should lead discussion about race in Bermuda – Article in the RG, January 2nd, 2013. This is a follow-up from the previous piece, where I respond to questions about the failure of the PLP to reply to Dr Hodgson’s critique. My full reply may be seen on Catch-A-Fire, here.
About the Website
On this website you will find information about me, about my platform, and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about my positions and vision for a new politics and a new Bermuda.
I intend the website to be dynamic, and I welcome engagement through my FAQ section, where readers can ask me questions. The website will not be a static one, but rather I will continue to develop it further every day, adding positions from my platform (only the platform highlights are published as of November 13th).