Sri Lanka: The Problem of the People

Was there then no essential difference between the ruler and the ruled?” ~ Salman Rushdie (The Enchantress of Florence) Sri Lanka, unravelled and unravelling, is mesmerised by a new wonder: the Lotus


Sri Lanka: Prelude to Elections


“What are we supposed to do when the system consistently yields terrible candidates?” Nanjala Nyabola (The Kenyan Kakistocracy – The Nation – 12.8.2022) Most politicians have a questionable relationship with reality. The