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Meet the also-rans

As anti-establishment sentiment reaches unprecedented heights in the run-up to the presidential polls, who are the "alternative" choices for Sri Lanka?


A Presidential Candidate, the people want: the Sajith Challenge

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga who want devolution of power have to work together to meet the Nationalist challenge posed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa


Enter AKD

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) formally threw its hat into the ring yesterday as it announced the candidacy of leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake.


Why aren’t our millennials at work?

Today is International Youth Day; a day described as the United Nations as the “annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change”


On normalising hate

A certain rhetoric that connects violence to the idea of the state and the nation continually legitimises and normalises acts of hate and aggression.


Only 6% of the Kalpitiya Bar Reef is currently alive – UNDP

Not a lot was known about the Bar Reef in Kalpitiya until recently. However, before we learned its value, we had nearly lost it forever.


The Battle begins as major parties name Candidates for Presidency

The battle begins as Sri Lanka's major political formations announce alliances and name candidates ahead of Presidential elections.


The Battle for the Sinhala Right-Wing voter

As we enter into the election year and matters get serious we can see a battle being waged for the Sinhala Right-Wing vote.


Preserving the Buddhist identity: Back to basics

Let us establish one ground rule for this exposition. As the Buddha himself requested just prior to parinibbana, let his noble teaching be our master in this discussion.


Universalism versus tribalism

The most venerable Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana thero Mahanayake of the Asgiriya chapter has announced that his recent remarks, have been misconstrued and distorted.


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