NOTES TO THE PEOPLE By sumanasiri liyanage Last weekend, I had an opportunity to listen to a detailed and critical account by Prof Pritam Singh of Oxford Brooks University, Business school on the farmers’ struggle…View More Whither Farmers’ Struggles in South Asia?
Book review By: Alex de Jong -Winter 2021 (New Politics Vol. XVIII No. 2, Whole Number 70) Losing Santhia: Life and Loss in the Struggle for Tamil EelamBy: Ben HellierInterventions, 2019, 164 pp. In January…View More A Story from a Defeated Struggle
Gehan Gunatilleke on 02/11/2021 Why do Sri Lankan human rights advocates repeatedly place their trust in an imperfect and highly politicised inter-state human rights mechanism year after year? For many of us working in the…View More HRC46: Not for Reform But for Respite
Dossier No. 37 Posted Feb 09, 2021 by The Tricontinental Originally published: The Tricontinental (February 8, 2021) True, we may stumble in pathless darkness, we may stand on the brink of the yawning chasms, but…View More Dawn: Marxism and National Liberation
Sunday 14 February 2021, Michel Husson. For at least two decades, the theme of the link between automation and labour productivity has dominated much of the debate amongst economists – not just Marxists. We have…View More Economics: Automation, productivity and Covid-19
In a tripartite agreement between the Government of India, Government of Sri Lanka and the Jaffna Municipal Council, Jaffna was gifted an SLRs. 2000 million Cultural Hall. The said hall has been ready for over…View More Military Takeover Of Jaffna’s Cultural Hall: Sinhalese Army To Lead Tamil Cultural Revival?
Minoli de Soysa on 02/13/2021 From: https://groundviews.org/2021/02/13/committing-ecocide-the-desecration-of-a-green-and-pleasant-land/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+groundviewssl+%28groundviews%29 Photo courtesy of Mongabay Whenever President Gotabaya Rajapaksa embarks on a “discussion with the villagers” visit, Sri Lanka’s environmental defenders shudder in anticipation of yet another verbal executive…View More Committing Ecocide: The Desecration of a Green and Pleasant Land
By Sumanasiri Liyanage The farmer community in Sooriyawewa, Hambantota organised an event to commemorate Independence Day hoisted the National Flag in loyalty and black flags to record their dissatisfaction and frustration for the mis-rule of…View More Farmers’ Struggle in India and Sri Lanka
Republished From: http://www.dailymirror.lk/opinion/Protest-Launched-From-Pottuvil-in-East-to-Poligandy-in-North/172-205266 The objective is to protest the various acts of alleged oppression and discrimination being perpetrated against the Tamil and Muslim people of Sri Lanka and draw the attention of the world As…View More Protest Launched From Pottuvil in East to Poligandy in North
On 13th February, Marx School – Sri Lanka is going to have online discussion regarding the above topic. All are welcome! Topic : Indian Farmers Confront Agro-Business Capitalism, Centralisation and Hindu Nationalism By: Professor Pritam…View More Indian Farmers Confront Agro-Business Capitalism, Centralisation and Hindu Nationalism