Monthly Archives: August 2017

Despite Trump’s racism, let’s have a dream that all are created equal

By Ameen Izzadeen Race-based politics wins votes and politicians know that well. Nothing can assert this political truism than the much criticised response of the United States President Donald Trump to Saturday’s clashes at Charlottesville in West Virginia. The controversy … Continue reading

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Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight, but there’s a whisper of hope

By Ameen Izzadeen Every year in November, scientists and public interest activists meet in Chicago to assess the danger to the planet we live in and set the Doomsday Clock accordingly. Early this year, the clock was set to two-and-a-half … Continue reading

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Hambantota can become Shanghai if security concerns are handled diligently

By Ameen Izzadeen The Hambantota port has seen a sea a criticism ever since the then Mahinda Rajapaksa government laid the foundation for it in 2010. In comparison, any opposition to last Saturday’s agreement between the Sri Lanka government and … Continue reading

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