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Clash at Jaffna University: Conversations on Culture and History

In order to prevent the kind of violence that we witnessed at the University of Jaffna in the future at any other university or any other place in the country, we must call into question the deep-rooted racism and nationalist chauvinism that we have naturalized among ourselves over the years in the name of heritage,

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The Real Secret of the South China Sea

Western – American and European — colonialism is strictly responsible for the current, incendiary sovereignty battle in the South China Sea. It’s the West that came up with most land borders – and maritime borders — of these states. by Pepe Escobar Courtesy: Sputnik ( July 28, 2016, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) The South China Sea is and will continue to

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China Requests 15,000 Acres of Land In Sri Lanka

This area includes what is probably the world’s emptiest international airport, a massive $1.4 billion deep sea port that is running at under-capacity, a world-class conference center that doesn’t really host many conferences, and a seldom used cricket stadium. These projects were almost completely funded with Chinese money, and helped bury Sri Lanka $8 billion

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Beatrix Potter: Literary Anniversaries

by Victor Cherubim ( July 28, 2016, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Anniversaries are a reminder of the time, the place and the person. They also tell us how individuals, nations and even moments, change history. This year marks the anniversaries of some authors who have left indelible memories. It is 400 years since the death of

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An Interpretation of Nietzsche’s On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life

Anthony K. Jensen, An Interpretation of Nietzsche’s On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life, Routledge, 2016, 189pp., ISBN 9781138816466. Reviewed by Mark Alfano, Delft University of Technology Courtesy: Notre Damn Philosophical Reviews ( July 29, 2016, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) Anthony K. Jensen has successfully undertaken an essential project for the fields of

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HWPL Chairman: Laureate of the Gnadhi Prize of the Year

( July 20, 2016, Gyeonggi – South Korea , Sri Lanka Guardian) Mr. Man Hee Lee, Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) was honored with the “Mahatma Gandhi Prize for Non-Violent Peace” on Tuesday July 19th at the Peace Palace in Gyeonggi, Korea. Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Chairman of Mahatma M.K.

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