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Bahamas: The Cult of Personality

Categories: Caribbean, Bahamas, Elections, Freedom of Speech, Ideas, Media & Journalism, Politics, Technology

“…Twenty-first century leaders don’t run countries. People do. Thanks to fundamental changes in the transmission of information, every member of a democracy has the opportunity to make his or her voice heard — over the airwaves…or, more revolutionary yet, over the internet, through blogs and podcasts.” Nicolette Bethel challenges Bahamians “to move at last away from the cult of personality and build the kinds of governments for the future that we all would like to have.” [1]