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Did Australia Bribe or Donate?

by Gajalakshmi Paramasivam ( August 29, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The drunken guy here – in the village of Thunaivi was shouting at his brother in law – calling the latter’s wife a whore. The whole neighborhood gathered around them – without anyone trying to intervene. Two weeks later – everything seems normal between

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Asia: Tragedy of justice denied

The burden falls fairly and squarely on the legal profession to provide litigants with the help and guidance that the litigants require to understand and participate meaningfully in the processes of judicial resolution of their dispute. by Sunil De Silva  ( August 29, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The ancient Hebrew Teachings in the Mishnah

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The 747 — Queen of the Skies

by Eric S. Margolis ( August 28, 2016, New York City, Sri Lanka Guardian) To my profound sorrow, that glorious empress of the skies, the Boeing 747, seems fated to go to the scrap yard of aviation history. Boeing Aircraft has announced it will cease production of the 747. I fell in love with the


Book Reviews

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Nonviolent Revolt in the Twenty-First Century

One of the problems with much of the literature on nonviolence is that it is written by academics who have no (or absolutely minimal) experience of nonviolent action; consequently they often fail to appreciate what matters to a nonviolent activist ‘on the ground’. Having said that, there is no guarantee that the work of these

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Disclosing the World: On the Phenomenology of Language

Andrew Inkpin, Disclosing the World: On the Phenomenology of Language, MIT Press, 2016, 381pp., $43.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780262033916. Reviewed by David G. Stern, University of Iowa Courtesy: Courtesy: Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews ( August 23, 2016, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) This is an ambitious book. Beginning with Heidegger’s suggestive but fragmentary discussion of language in

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HWPL to Host “2nd Annual Commemoration of the Warp Summit” In Seoul

( August 24, 2016, Seoul, Sri Lanka Guardian) “Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL, Chairman Man Hee Lee) is hosting its “2nd Annual Commemoration of September 18th World Alliance of Religions’ Peace Summit” from September 17th through 19th. At the 2nd Annual Commemoration many of the world’s political and religious leaders, as well as

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Update Your iPhone or iPad : Israeli Cyber-spy Firm Can Hack You

Researchers said spyware had never been found before this month that could “jailbreak” an iPhone or iPad and seize total control of its functions. by Tim Johnson Courtesy: McClatchy ( August 29, 2016, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) The much-talked-about hack that would allow governments to spy on your every move through your iPhone and iPad

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Update Your iPhone or iPad : Israeli Cyber-spy Firm Can Hack You

Researchers said spyware had never been found before this month that could “jailbreak” an iPhone or iPad and seize total control of its functions. by Tim Johnson Courtesy: McClatchy ( August 29, 2016, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) The much-talked-about hack that would allow governments to spy on your every move through your iPhone and iPad

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