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Lessons From Fidel For 2017 & After

Lessons From Fidel For 2017 & After

By Sarath de Alwis – In a recent missive, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka has offered some ‘Lessons from Fidel for the Lankan Left.’ Let us first unravel the term ‘left’. The ‘left’ comprehends ‘oppression’ and identifies the ‘privileged’. The ‘left’ also understands the nature of ‘power’. Demolishing power dynamics is the task of the ‘left.’ In […]

I’m Not A Backstabber, I’ll Wait Till Ranil Returns To Topple The Government: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Hinting at his friend turned foe, Maithripala Sirisena, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he was not a backstabber and hence Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe can go to Switzerland without worrying about his government toppling. “He can go and come, because whatever will happen will happen only when he (Ranil) is here, because I am […]

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State Minister Eran Wickramaratne Defends Right To Steal Public Funds

By Nagananda Kodituwakku – The whole nation is surely very angry about the manner the MPs and Cabinet of Ministers defraud public funds through various means, including the selling of their tax-free car permits to motorcar dealers. The intended purpose of issuance of these permits was to import a vehicle absolutely tax-free and use it […]

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Resettlement Of Muslim IDPs & Issues Of Wilpattu

By Mohamed Shareef Asees – It has been 27 years since the Muslims were forcibly evicted from the Northern Province by the LTTE and have been living in the Puttalam district in many IDP camps in vulnerable conditions. The end of conflict in May 2009 brought a new hope for the resettlement of Muslim IDPs. […]

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