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Captain Elmo's Post-Election Reflections

Elmo Jayawardena, with his preferred title being “Time to Hope Again”  

The dust is slowly settling down from the ‘lie infested’ political battles and the election frenzy is gradually moving out of flavour. 1,412 more words

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e-Estonia: leading the way on digital government

 “We should talk about a digital-embracing government, not e-government”

These are the words of Andres Kütt, system architect and adviser to the Estonian Information Security Authority. 861 more words


The Statesman - Challenges before Wickremesinghe

Kalyani Shankar

Kolkatta, 23 August 2015. The Sri Lankan parliamentary poll results have shown that the voters have rejected divisive politics and authoritarianism by electing Ranil Wickremesinghe. 869 more words


Rejected MPs should have no place in the National List ... and the MPs who did Best

Shenali Waduge

If a government is supposed to be by the people and for the people why should MPs who have been rejected by the people be brought back into Parliament through the backdoor using the provision of the national list. 800 more words

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Sri Lanka's Parliamentary Elections = Vote for Continuing Change

Jayadeva Uyangoda, courtesy of The Hindu, 19 August 2015

There are two significant political consequences following Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections. First, the majority of voters have given a verdict in favour of completing the partial political change that  1,457 more words

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A Tale of Two Burgers and Three Men

No words can describe how much these last three weeks were insane in Lebanese politics: As if the Aounist July protests weren’t enough, Lebanon suddenly woke up two weeks ago  1,570 more words