Several ‘conversations’ going on in the People’s Parliament
What is the ‘People’s Parliament’? In a general sense, it is a grassroots movement aimed at providing a space where the ordinary Guyanese citizen can assemble and share in a conversation about how their lives are being governed.
The conversation was triggered by the crisis in Linden, and over the past few weeks the movement has canvassed ideas from ordinary citizens; people are sharing how they feel about governance, leadership, and the events in Linden, life in the city, and life in Guyana in general. This is what the Parliament represents – well, in theory.
Sunday Stabroek visited the People’s Parliament on two separate occasions to understand what is happening and to report on it. The first visit left us wondering exactly what was going on. It was around 5 pm on Tuesday and the gathering comprised a scattered group of eight individuals, including some obvious drifters who appeared to be enjoying a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.