Monthly Archives: October 2019

Participatory democracy: People’s power vital for Sri Lanka

By Ameen Izzadeen In recent days and months, Hong Kong, Iraq, Chile, Ecuador, Haiti, Lebanon and several other countries have seen mass-scale public protests. Though the reasons that drew the people to the streets vary, a common thread or a … Continue reading

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Progress not possible till we crack down on corruption

By Ameen Izzadeen Many of us have heard the story about a Sri Lankan minister meeting his counterpart from a developed nation. For the benefit of first time voters, the story is retold here. Once, a Sri Lankan minister visited … Continue reading

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Elections and media: Hi-tech hijacking of the people’s sovereignty

By Ameen Izzadeen If any election does not reflect the will of the people, it is a sham. Whoever tries to distort the will of sovereign people is committing an act of treason. Identifying the rogues before they commit the … Continue reading

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