Linden shows we need new governance
Even allowing that the unconscionable shooting and killing of protesters at Linden may have complicated matters for the government, how is it possible for a ruling party to concede so much on the major issues brought to the table by the other side but yet achieve so little? The Linden stakeholders demanded an independent investigation into the shooting with an international presence and for anyone found culpable to face the full brunt of the law: the government, relatively quickly, acceded to that demand. The stakeholders demanded that the electricity tariff increases be withdrawn but then later accepted that they could be suspended until a technical group including representatives of the stakeholders examine the issue and make recommendations. The government, which was the first to publicly propose the establishment of a technical group, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.