How Sri Lanka Is Caught In A Western Debt Trap

The two pillars of White Empire are ‘democracy’ and capitalism, and they’re both collapsing. The rubble has fallen on Sri Lanka first

Western media loves to spread the story that Sri Lanka is caught in a Chinese debt trap, because roughly 10% of our debt is to China. Why don’t we talk about the rest of it? “Sri Lanka owes 81% of its external debt to US and European financial institutions and



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at