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Sri Lanka’s Economic Depression and the IMF

Farzana Haniffa, Ahilan Kadirgamar The public are facing tremendous suffering from the economic depression currently underway. We hope to initiate a discussion centred on questions such as: How long the depression is likely to last, and what social and political consequences can we anticipate? What are the possible consequences of the economic policies already underway…

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There Are No Good Guys in this War!

by Gnamali It is nearly two weeks since the war started in Ukraine, a country ten times the area of Sri Lanka, with twice its population. In many ways, its experience seems to have parallels with the Sri Lankan experience – with the notable exception that Ukraine has 15 nuclear power plants that appear to…

SRI LANKAN SOVEREIGNTY, NON NEGOTIABLE! – by Tamara Kunanayakam 

In Sri Lanka, neoliberal think tanks are profoundly influencing the policy changes and far- reaching reforms underway, including drafting of the new Constitution. I will focus on the two most visible – the Institute for Policy Studies and Advocata Institute – in order to expose the devious and deceitful ways in which MPS is implementing…