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A melancholy week of many wrongs and no rights

Sunday Times This was a week of many wrongs and virtually no rights. The optics of the image released to the public when the Bodu Bala Sena’s Galagoda atte Gnanasara and his mother met President Maithripala Sirisena following his pardoning while serving a prison sentence for contempt of court said it best, smiles and merry … Continue reading

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Discipline and freedom under the reign of Gota

Daily FT  Marketing slogans must match reality There’s nothing like a well-crafted marketing slogan for a prospective Presidential candidate. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is emerging more clearly into the daylight as the Opposition’s candidate for executive president. Against a redone image in the background of a library of books one observes our Gota, with appropriate gestures of … Continue reading

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Pig-Headed Ranil W’s Downfall!

By Sharmini Serasinghe (Colombo Telegraph) Sharmini Serasinghe Sri Lanka is politically bankrupt! The two main players in Sri Lanka’s political arena – the UNP and the SLFP – have outlived their lifespan. Further, each time they form new coalitions and their identities and symbols are changed more frequently than their underwear, the average voter is left … Continue reading

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