Filed under Ethics | Morals

Young runners struggling to fly

Island Editorial Our political leaders keep saying, ad nauseam, that children are the future of this country. One cannot agree with them more. They never miss an opportunity to wax eloquent on their commitment to fulfilling children’s needs. But, between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is said to be worn out. Advertisements

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Selfish Urban Professionals and Governance…….

Daily Mirror …….How the ignorant willingness of the urban middle-class activism keep this system going Legality and morals apart, more questions arose with respect to democratic rule. A whole lot of new amendments substituted a single amendment brought to the Provincial Council Elections Bill at the last minute. The crisis is evident in the education … Continue reading

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Like never before

Daily News The controversy over the Central Bank bond sale continues to create ripples in political circles, even as Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe created history this week by becoming the first sitting Prime Minister in this country to appear before a Commission of Inquiry. What initially caught the imagination of the public was the public … Continue reading

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Slogans used by rulers to dupe the Buddhists

Daily Mirror Anagreement between the UK and the Kandyan Chiefs of Ceylon titled, Kandyan Convention,was signed in 1815. The terms of the convention stipulated that the Kingdom of Kandy would be annexed to the British Empire, giving Britain total control over the island nation. The king of Kandy was arrested and deposed. The convention upheld … Continue reading

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The Phonegate

Island Editorial All signs are that the sins of errant political potentates who stood to gain from the biggest ever financial crime in Sri Lanka—the Treasury bond scams—will be laid on a lesser person who has no political future to worry about and is in a position to run away, flashing a foreign passport. One … Continue reading

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