Thursday, June 24, 2021

Commentary

What has happened to our resplendent island Sri Lanka?

From being proudly called the Granary of the East, from manufacturing massive ships to kings round the world, from commanding respect even...

EU Parliament and threats to withdraw GSP+ concessions

Similar warnings to Philippines and Pakistan yet to be implemented By Sugeeswara Senadhira Sri Lanka is...

The many failures of the G7

Anti-poverty groups, climate campaigners, and public health experts reacted with outrage and howls of disappointment on Sunday after the G7 leaders who...

Forced sterilizations of Indigenous women: One more act of genocide

Last fall, a group of Indigenous women in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan brought a class-action suit against the Saskatoon Health Authority....

Canada’s Blind Spot on Recognizing Genocide

The recent discovery of hundreds of Indigenous child remains puts a focus on whether the government should acknowledge its past.

Canada slips and slides on genocide

By Malinda Seneviratne In an ideal world, or a flat world if you will (where liberty, equality and fraternity...

Will large, liberal Canada oblige?

The issue regarding a separate homeland for the Tamils of the world has evoked considerable interest over the past 70 years or...

Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs

Canada was excoriated as a racist, hypocritical failure Tuesday as MPs who don’t intend to seek re-election said their official farewells to...

Poverty Reduction: Lessons from China

Earlier this year, China declared the eradication of extreme poverty. For anyone trying to assess what it means to the country and...

Indonesia’s Climate Villages – a success story

Residents of the Ngadirejo village in Sukaharjo regency, Central Java Province, Indonesia, had often found themselves helpless...

A recipe for sustainable farming

The island of Sulawesi, part of Indonesia, is home to a wealth of species found nowhere else. Among the branches of trees, otherworldly-looking...

History and Historiography 101 for US lawmakers

Tulsa. Remember the name. May 31 and June 1. Remember the dates. There’s a year to remember: 1921. And there’s a thing...

Fertilizer issue grabs wide attention

While farmers sweat and toil to cultivate food crops to feed the nation, the Government’s new policy decision to opt for organic...

Tamil Eelam in Tamil Nadu or every ethnic group around the world will demand Homelands too

Countries & governments of the world must begin to worry about a future scenario of Chinese in US seeking homeland in USA,...

Say no to ‘experts’ playing doomsday cultists

By Rajpal Abeynayake The country in the last week has been pushed surreally almost...

President tells Sri Lanka Investment Forum: Sri Lanka on the cusp of a transformational journey

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday invited investors across the world to join a transformational journey by investing in Sri Lanka.

Genocide of Children: Hide your head in shame Canada

They say people living in glass houses should not throw stones. Canada has been one of the staunchest proponents of unsubstantiated allegations...

Explains why it is biased – Lanka’s envoy calls upon US not to proceed with Resolution

Sri Lanka, through its Ambassador in Washington, Ravinatha Aryasinha has called upon the US House Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) not to proceed...

A new foreign policy in the making?

BY SARATH WIJESINGHE The Buddha professed, “He who lives by ‘Dhamma’ is protected by the ‘Dhamma’ signifies that the...

Neoliberalism Has Always Been a Threat to Democracy

BY ALDO MADARIAGA More than just a set of free-market policies, neoliberalism has always sought to alter society's balance...

President Gotabaya’s innovative experiment in governance

BY H.L.D. MAHINDAPALA After missing the Rajapaksa bus of which he was once the conductor selling tickets to potential...

Vilified Covid fighters have the toughest brief in ages

When Dominic Cummings, the former Advisor to the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a British Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry last week,...

Sri Lanka opposes contents of US Resolution on country – Foreign Minister

The Government of Sri Lanka vehemently opposes the contents of the Resolution on Sri Lanka introduced in the United States House of...

Anti China tirades are racist

Is it liberally chic to treat the Chinese in a racist manner, just because China is a key investor in this country?...

‘I hear the screams’: Tulsa race massacre remembered

Survivors of 1921 white mob massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and their descendants demand reparations and recognition. Viola Fletcher...

Tulsa race massacre at 100: an act of terrorism America tried to forget

It was among the worst acts of violence in US history, and no one was held accountable – how much has changed...

Why so many children died at Indian Residential Schools

At some schools, annual death rates were as high as one in 20 Tristin Hopper This...

Canada vowed to protect its Indigenous women. But they are still being blamed for their own deaths

(CNN) February marked the culmination of a nearly decade-long legal saga that raised national questions about how Canada treats Indigenous women. Cindy...

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Covid and the folly of throwing science at everything

Industrialized developed societies rely on science and technology and follow a predictive model in running their nations. In this country, some experts...

Selling death online

Last week Sri Lankan health experts defeated something that should be defeated on behalf of all women, children, elderly and the sick in Sri Lanka. That is stopping the efforts made to sell liquor online. What health experts defeated was a type of ‘tsunami’ which was about to destroy the lives of these social categories imprisoned inside their houses. There is no escape for them because of travel restrictions.

What has happened to our resplendent island Sri Lanka?

From being proudly called the Granary of the East, from manufacturing massive ships to kings round the world, from commanding respect even...

EU Parliament and threats to withdraw GSP+ concessions

Similar warnings to Philippines and Pakistan yet to be implemented By Sugeeswara Senadhira Sri Lanka is...