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Maurice Bishop and the Legacy of the Grenadian Revolution

Stephen G. Hall
Mar 31, 2019 - 5:00
Maurice Bishop and the Legacy of the Grenadian Revolution

“People of Grenada, this revolution is for work, for food, for decent housing and health services and a bright future for our children and grandchildren. The benefit of the revolution will be given to everyone regardless of political opinion or which political party they support. Let us all unite as one.” With those words, revolutionary leader Maurice Bishop and his New Jewel Movement (NJM) inaugurated a four-year transformation in Grenada, which Bishop described as a “Bright New Dawn.” In an era informed by the rise of autocratic and anti-democratic sensibilities around the world, the...

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