This really is the problem. The government is clumsy. It tries to give us water and then spoils it all by sending decent Sinhalese workers who cannot communicate with us. by S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole ( June 4, 2018, Jaffna, Sri Lanka Guardian) I am at home quite flustered. About 45...
What these critics failed to perceive is the emancipatory dimension of this form itself, of the big public ritual which socially links a community. by Slavoj Žižek ( May 30, 2018, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Progressives who are inclined to lash out at the monarchy and have fired their vitriol at...
It is time to We should start with education and our approach to education if our future generation is to develop a futuristic mindset.  by Dr. Ruwantissa Abeyratne For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or...
US, North Korea and China should respect each other’s core interests and major concerns to maintain peaceful relations. by Anwar A. Khan Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. ~John F. Kennedy ( May 7, 2018, Dhaka, Sri Lanka Guardian) Despite...
The International Supplier Conundrum – (Fifth in a Series) Valbona Zeneli, Marshall Center, Germany Michael R. Czinkota , Georgetown University USA and University of Kent, UK Gary Knight, Willamette University, USA ( April 3, 2018, Washington DC, Sri Lanka Guardian) Terrorism exposes firms to high levels of uncertainty and risk. Growing threats produce...
Maoist chief Dahal in his speech made a timely reminder that it is time to cut down on speeches and let their action do the talking. He also said that the people in electing them have supported their agenda of stability, good governance, development and prosperity. by Dr. S. Chandrasekharan (...
China’s Communists have done a brilliant job – in good part by junking orthodox communism and adopting traditional Chinese ways. by Eric S. Margolis ( March 11, 2018, Toronto, Sri Lanka Guardian) Will China’s paramount leader Xi Jinping disprove Lord Acton’s famous maxim that all power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts...
Today the role of the teacher and parent is changing – as technology evolves rapidly, we can’t teach our kids everything in a classroom but we can give them the skills and the tools so they can teach themselves and stay updated. The following article based on the speech delivered...
We are at a juncture where women are making themselves known as equal humans requiring equal dignity, opportunity and returns.  by Ruwantissa Abeyratne She “ceased to be a little girl” and “at once stepped into the post of mother, called in the village doctor, gave the patient his pills at the proper...
This is what is so significant about the moment. It is no longer just about individuals, it is about society. ( March 7, 2018, Geneva, Sri Lanka Guardian) UN human rights experts* have lauded the powerful global movement that has shone the spotlight on sexual violence against women and gender...
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