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Clever Accounting, Creative PR and Climate Change

Mother Earth is drowning: We need leaders like Greta Thunberg (Original Title -Daily Mirror) In 1992, when the United Nations convened its first world environment summit, Third World cynics questioned whether it was a ruse by rich nations to maintain their economic dominance over the developing world. In the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, many of … Continue reading

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Hisbullah Besmirched the good name of Kathankudy

By Binoculars (Born in Kathankudi and Domiciled Abroad) Kathankudi’s prestige and the pride of place it commanded throughout the island since the existence of this town centuries ago began to be besmirched with the rise of Hisbulla. It was since the day he and his gang of youths he had radicalized on the instruction from his … Continue reading

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Gota Versus The Tamils & Muslims

By Kumar David (Colombo Telegraph) Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won an immense landslide victory among the Sinhalese (72% of Sinhala Buddhist and nearly 60% of other Sinhalese – Catholic/Christian – voted for him). Equally stunning was his total rejection by Tamils and the Muslims. Never before has polarisation been so stark in our electoral history. However, … Continue reading

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An Election Dilemma in Sri Lanka

Meera Seenivasan (Hinu) Progressives are united against having a Rajapaksa as President but divided over Premadasa’s abilities In less than a month, over 15 million voters in Sri Lanka will have a say in the country’s presidential election. A total of 35 candidates are in the fray, but the principal contest is between Gotabaya Rajapaksa of the … Continue reading

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(GR) Asking The Future by Tissaranee

By Tisaranee Gunasekara  “You are talking all the time on the past, no. Ask the future (laughs) I’m trying to become the president of the future Sri Lanka. If you concentrate on the future, I think it is better (laughs).” ~ Gotabaya Rajapaksa (at his inaugural media conference) The past is what Gotabaya Rajapaksa invokes when he tells us … Continue reading

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