trusteeship; indirect rule needed to be extended; African education
expanded with the use of vernacular languages; economic investmentanddevelopment were vital; and there needed to be a colour-blind empire
with Africans promoted to positions of authority and trust. For the West
Indies, the LCP urged federation, self-government, a university, and
insisted that generations of economic neglect be drastically reversed by
reinvented as an industrial raw material.
1 M. Harrison, Jamaica, the Caribbean and the World Sugar Industry (New York: New York University Press, 2001); R. Kiely, The Politics of Labour and Development in Trinidad (Kingston: The University of the West Indies Press, 1996), pp. 5–6; B. datt Tewarie and R. Hosein, Trade InvestmentandDevelopment in the Contemporary Caribbean (Kingston: Ian Randle, 2007); A. Payne and P. Sutton, Charting Caribbean Development (London: Macmillan Caribbean, 2001
party ruled over the transformation of
Sweden into a modern welfare state, folkhemmet (the ‘People’s
Home’; see Tilton 1990:125 ff.): ‘Now, we have a similar mission.
We will realise the vision of a green welfare state, and bring about
Up or down with the ecology cycle?
a thorough ecological modernisation of Sweden’ (SAP 1997;
italics added). In its Finance Plan for 1997, the Social Democratic
Cabinet stated that the transformation of Sweden into a ‘green
means an increased demand for investmentsand