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EDITORIAL: The Legislature Must Prevent Roye-Style Confrontation Between President Weah and the People

EDITORIAL: The Legislature Must Prevent Roye-Style Confrontation Between President Weah and the People

The Legislature must act swiftly in the impending confrontation between the people and the president, by investigating the merits of grievances against the president, or intervening to diffuse the looming political standoff.

EDITORIAL: Secrecy and Opaqueness is Killing the Liberian Legislature

Secret resolutions, subterranean activities, and other forms of limited transparency by the legislature do not foster public trust. Instead, they breed cynicism and discontent among the population who, whether rightly or wrongly, assume that legislators’ decisions are always motivated by “brown envelopes.”

EDITORIAL: Pres. Weah Says Liberia is not Sudan, But He’s Moving Us in That Direction

“This is not Sudan, where one man ruled for 30 years and now the military is in control. This is not Venezuela, where citizens are denied their rights, where the legislature is unable to play its role, and humanitarian aid is blocked from reaching people in desperate need,” he told the Liberian people.

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