Category Archive: Poli-Tricks

Red Friday Installments: Apathy Doesn’t Count

“So are you going to the protest?” “Nah… I have meetings” -_____________-  “But you work for yourself… like, you set your own schedule and it will all be done by like, noon.” “Meeehhhhhh…… Continue reading

How I Was Robbed of 7.44 million GHC

For me, I have never been a millionaire. I have never known wealth and riches… I have never sat in a private jet or commissioned my own car and driver… I have never known… Continue reading

Schools for Sale…?

I am skeptical of privatization. I think it’s lazy of government to sell off their duties to the highest bidder. History has shown that when we privatize our social services, the poorest and… Continue reading

Religion and Rule of Law: The Failure of Church and State

Did you know, Scandinavians are the happiest people in the world (with free health care, housing subsidies and 2 years maternity leave, I’d be pretty happy too, ha!)? Did you know, Scandinavians are some of… Continue reading

M- Gov Love!

In my last post, I discussed the Service- based Hidden Income Tax, otherwise know as S.H.I.T we pay for government services in the absence of true efficiency and accountability. I made sure to… Continue reading

Love on Top!

In 2008, I went to a polling station for the first time ever. I was excited to be voting for my black first family. That year, I voted Michelle Obama for First Lady…… Continue reading

I Have a Dream-ocracy

December Seventh was an interesting day. People woke up MAD early. People stood in long lines for MAD long. People went MAD when there was a breech of ANY kind at the stations.… Continue reading

The Morning After…

VERSUS This whole election weekend for me was exciting. I went to polling stations, got kicked out of one  engaged with the voters, saw an MP get virtually thrown out of another and… Continue reading

One Tooooouch!

In less than 24 hours Ghanaians across the nation will line up at local polling stations in this Egyptian slave heat in order to vote for leadership. In my conversation and even in my… Continue reading

Issue Based Voting, Chokor Trotro style

On Wednesday, November 20th we saw the final Ghanaian presidential debate. In the opening address from an esteemed member of the IEA we learned that this represented Ghana’s move toward an issue based… Continue reading