Emancipation

Rudder: We’re far from being emancipated

The unfulfilled promises made by politicians, the prevalence of drugs and the murderous ways on young Trinidadian men that calypso icon David Rudder passionately sang about in Madman’s Rant over two decades ago, still exist today.

Rudder, whose life’s work has always been an advocate for betterment against the many trials and tribulations faced by Trinidadians and Tobagonians, said society has not changed significantly since 1996 when he sang the song.

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