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Yardie Skeptics

Yardie Skeptics


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A lively talk show dealing with themes of skepticism, critical thinking, science, secularism, and public affairs from the perspective of two Jamaican "Yardies": Clive Forrester and Hilaire Sobers.

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"Social Media and Modern Communication" Now that we're able to communicate with each other instantaneously from thousands of miles away and in different time zones, have we become better as a result? Are we slowly forming more... more

Caribbean Perspectives on the US Presidential Election Mass shootings, police brutality, military ineptitude in the Syrian war, the USA appears to be going to hell in a hand basket while the devil himself "trumps" along merrily to the... more

What is it with rules designed to police black hair, black bodies and black identity? Where does one draw the line between an outright abrogation of freedom of expression and a request to obey basic rules of decency and decorum? Are we... more

Be prepared to hear the shocking stories of ex-SDA members who turned their backs on what was once their spiritual home and the struggles to reclaim their identities as individuals. A story of redemption after escaping a cult, or just a... more

It's that time of the year again when the Yardie Skeptics wrap up yet another successful season! Come join us this Sunday, November 1st at 12:30pm EDT (12:30pm Jamaica time) as we bring the curtains down on our third season,... more

The Yardie Skeptics are back for their penultimate episode in Season 3, this Sunday October 18th at 12:30pm EDT (11:30am Jamaica time) to revisit an issue which we have dealt with for an unprecedented three times in our... more

The Yardie Skeptics come roaring back this Sunday October 11th at 12:30pm EDT (11:30am Jamaica time) following the recent visit to Jamaica of British Prime Minister David Cameron, who entered into a (non-binding) memorandum of... more

Come hang with the Yardie Skeptics this Sunday, October 4th at 12:30pm EDT (11:30am Jamaica time) while we sit down to explore the prospects and possibilities for an integrated Caribbean . Has that ship already sailed? Is there... more


Hot on the heels from last week's grab bag section where we started the fascinating story of the Bacon family from Nicaragua and Jamaica, the Yardie Skeptics are back this Sunday, September 27 at 12:30pm (11:30am Jamaica... more