Archive for June 7th, 2020

Return of Dayan Jayatilleka:Reincarnation of Varadraja Perumal’s defunct Cabinet Minister

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

H. L. D. Mahindapala The Twentieth century, it is safe to say, has made all of us into deep historical pessimists – The End of History and the Last man – Francis Fukuyama One of the primary tasks of a creative and path-breaking political scientist is to demystify and demythologise the hidden past to raise […]

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Questions for the LTTE “War Hero” film star Doctor Varatharajah

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Dr. Varanthaja was one of the 5 doctors who was in the war zone till the final stages that ended in May 2009. The country has no issues in him seeking asylum and living in the US since 2011. With LTTE terrorist arm disseminated everyone wanted to get on with their lives after living 30 […]

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It’s not just Cambridge University – all of Britain benefited from slavery

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Myriam François Courtesy Guardian As Cambridge investigates its past, it’s time we acknowledged that slavery embedded a racial privilege that exists to this day Cambridge University has announced that it will finally – just two centuries after the abolition of slavery and about 80 years after the end of the British empire – conduct an in-depth academic […]

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President Sirisena’s revelations regarding 22,000 signatures and advisors of past and present presidents

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi On the 4th of June  former president made a startling revelations to say that he had to personally sign 22,000 documents within  a couple of days or so for the extradition of Arjun Mahandran from Singapore. He has been convinced again to say that he cannot be brought to Sri Lanka to face […]

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The people’s voice against the brutal murder of George Floyd clearly shows that the Blacks in United States are a great deal ahead in Equality before the law…!

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Aruna Laksiri Unawatuna (Attorney-at-Law) The ruling power of the British Crown in the United States was brought to an end when the Declaration of Independence was pronounced in 1776 with the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). It was recognized as a free state by the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The racial laws for the weak and […]

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HOOLE’S BULL

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

RANJITH SOYSA It is reported that Ratnajeevan Hoole, the commissioner of the Elections Commission has told a TV station that Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna ( SLPP) had been criticizing him and is against democracy and therefore the people should not vote for the party. The members of the independent Election commission are considered as […]

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Does the races power still have a place in the Australian constitution?

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

By Jane Lee for The History Listen Courtesy ABC Radio National Share Two retired judges say a section of the constitution which allows federal laws to be made for a particular race of people should be changed, because it is a relic of Australia’s past and is potentially dangerous. The races power, in section 51(xxvi) […]

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Black and White.

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Dr Sarath Obeysekera White-skinned invaders came to Africa and Asia and made colonies settle down. Most of them not only scraped the national wealth and sent it to their counties some of them settled down in these countries and started living with local women leading to children becoming lighter in skin colour. In South Africa and […]

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Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases tally hikes to 1,835

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has detected 14 more positive cases of COVID-19 as of 10.30 pm today (07), says the Ministry of Health. Thereby, the number of confirmed coronavirus infections hiked to 1,835. The Department of Government Information says a total of 21 infections were detected so far within the day – 02 returnees from […]

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