Category: Opinion

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Terrorists have no Religion

“We understand how sad and angry they must be feeling for the loss of their relatives. But, we also hate terrorism. We love peace and freedom which is why we came to peace-loving Sri...

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The political economy of drugs

Almost all the newspapers carried banner headlines about the arrest of Makandure Madush by Dubai Police at a party held in a six-star hotel in Dubai. It was said that Makandure Madush has been...

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Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office

From elementary school through college, girls are more disciplined about their schoolwork than boys; they study harder and get better grades. Girls consistently outperform boys academically. And yet, men nonetheless hold a staggering 95 percent of the top positions in the largest...

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Are we focusing on the wrong deficit?

Sri Lanka is known to be plagued by twin deficits: The Government budget deficit (income being far less than expenditure) and the external current account deficit (importing a lot more goods and services than...