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...
We call on the government and state institutions, especially the police, to take immediate deterrent and punitive measures against the miscreants and those giving them political and ideological backing. The following statement issued by the National Peace Council ( March 3, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Sri Lanka is still in...
Transferring money involved some other parties who must authorize and control the transactions. That kind of frustrating and arduous processes get vaporized under Blockchain. by Oliver Aziator Views expressed in this article are author’s own (March 3, 2018, Vienna, Sri Lanka Guardian) If you are reading this article it means you are...
War must never, ever be allowed to occur with Russia and China and the United States. Will we risk the life of the planet over a stupid quarrel over some one-tractor town in Ukraine or a Syrian village no one has ever heard of? by Eric S. Margolis ( March 3,...
The killers wanted us to be afraid; they became so much inhuman that they threw away their kindness; they wanted us to bury our love and burn our hope; and their aim was to take all our light! They thought that their carnage would defeat us. by Anwar A. Khan (...
How Xi Jinping’s ‘lifetime presidency’ could change China – for better or worse by Dylan Loh Ming Hui ( February 28, 2018, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) Thanks to surprising new constitutional amendments – curiously, first announced in English – the path is clear for Xi Jinping and his chosen vice-president to rule...
There is considerable suspicion amongst people in Europe that the repeated terrorist attacks and violent incidents in Europe in recent times have been due to the unchecked and unverified influx of refugees. by N.S.Venkataraman ( February 25, 2018, Chennai, Sri Lanka Guardian) After the conclusion of the much publicised week long...
How deep into Russia to attack (assuming no use of nuclear weapons)? How to protect ever-lengthening supply lines? Napoleon and Hitler faced the same challenges and failed. by Eric S. Margolis ( February 25, 2018, Toronto, Sri Lanka Guardian) `We will continue to prosecute the campaign against terrorists, but great-power competition...
  Dr. Mallika Kumar is Associate Professor for Economics at the Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) of the University of Delhi. She is the Head of the Commerce Department and the Coordinator for the Office of International Programmes at SRCC &the Cultural Coordinator for the University of Delhi. She...
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