In the current Liberian context, a pro-poor form of governance demands stabilizing recurrent expenditure and increasing investment in public capital (goods) and other social services that enhance the productive capacity of the poor.
Contemporary sensitivities around citizenship are deeply embedded in Liberia’s long history of political, economic and social exclusion, which have yet to be resolved 170 years on.
The issues of reparations for slavery and damages to Liberians for America’s destructive roles in the founding of Liberia and the devastating civil war must be prioritized.
The case for PSL expansion is anchored to the historical neglect by the state to fulfill its role in funding quality education for all Liberians.
Without an amendment of the constitution or court action, all appointments of mayors and town chiefs are unlawful.
The unholy marriage that existed between the Sirleaf administration and corruption must be immediately divorced by President Weah.
Koffa is a man with a dark cloud of criminality hanging over his head and does not have the prerequisite character for the speakership role.
President Weah must fast-track the passage of the Land Rights Act in its current form and use it as a springboard to develop rural Liberia.