Personal page and articles by Jude Fernando
Image from Wall Street Journal The period that we have before us comprises the most motley mixture of crying contradictions:...Continue reading »
Photo by AFP/ Ishara S. Kodikara, via Arab News ‘We won’t allow you to let the judiciary go to hell....Continue reading »
Photo courtesy Dawn, by AFP “Natural justice is a pledge of reciprocal benefit, to prevent one man from harming or...Continue reading »
Photo courtesy The Hindu “Bonaparte throws the whole bourgeois economy into confusion, violates everything that seemed inviolable to the Revolution...Continue reading »
Photo by Carolyn Kaster/AP, courtesy Christian Science Monitor “They were striking at royalty, tyranny, reaction and oppression of all types,...Continue reading »
It’s a long way to the Arab Spring in Sri Lanka. We are still stuck in the winter of our discontent!
Image from Ceasefire Magazine “Nearly all children nowadays were horrible. What was worst of all was that by means of...Continue reading »
“You are horrified at our intending to do away with private property. But in your existing society, private property is...Continue reading »
Photo from RNW ‘Seek ye first the political kingdom, and all things shall be added unto you.’ Kwame Nkrumah (First...Continue reading »
In capitalist modernity ‘elections’ are a means by which disparate social interests are brought together and ruling class hegemony is...Continue reading »
Local Government Elections: In sending the UNP and JVP to political oblivion the nation may find hope?
Photo courtesy Sunday Leader “The starting point of [progressive] politics and the state is its categorical rejection of this view...Continue reading »
“In trying to do good, we have been living beyond our moral resources and have fallen into hypocrisy and self-righteousness”...Continue reading »
“Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.” Benjamin Franklin. “Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is...Continue reading »