Sri Lanka. Contradictions of capitalism

, by Himal Southasian

One of the major tasks that face progressive political forces in Sri Lanka today is to identify and tackle the major social contradictions generated by more than three decades of liberal economic policies. These interventions have to be at the local as well as global level. It now appears certain that the stability created by the end of the war is bound to intensify the capitalist relations in the country’s economy, and unless specific targeted policies are put in place, the social contradictions are bound to intensify. Read more