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Loku Scene: Why Abolishing the ‘Presidency’ Isn’t Enough

With the elections coming up, there’s a huge tidal wave of opinion rising to catch voters everywhere. One of Maithree’s biggest hooks is the same claim made by Mahinda Rajapakse years ago: abolishing the Executive Presidency. However, while we wait for the power struggles to come to and end, here’s the elephant in the room: accountability to the public. Let me explain. We’re getting ornery over ultimate top-down change –… Read More »Loku Scene: Why Abolishing the ‘Presidency’ Isn’t Enough