Archive for February 16th, 2011

Egypt defied violence as a pre-condition of democracy

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

By Philip Fernando, Former Deputy Editor Sunday Observer, Sri Lanka  The most unforgettable headline from Egypt dazzled brightly: “ƒ”¹…”Democratic path ushered in sans violence.’ The dogma of invasions, wars or massacre of people as a pre-condition for inducting democracy fell by the wayside. The youth of Cairo, armed with nothing but Facebook and the power […]

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Title: Problems, problems, problems!

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Author: MahamahaRaja High food and petrol prices, soaring energy bills, corruption at all levels of government including political appointments and pilfering of the public coffers by MPs and ministers, graduates without jobs, abject poverty, rising theft and mugging, and worsening inflation. Sri Lanka? No, I’m talking about Britain. They even have problems we don’t have: […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—56 – Rural life in southwest Washington fails to impress mother and my sister

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

By Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2011 Professor of mass communications [email protected] Minnesota State University Moorhead  On Saturday (12 Aug. 1989), the day after our tiring tour of Seattle, we were back on the road exploring the backwoods of southwest Washington State along what I designated as the “Willapa Loop”””‚a route exceeding 250 miles, not counting the […]

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