I Lived Through A Stupid Coup. America Is Having One Now

The minority party took over Parliament and literally started throwing stuff

Note: this was written in November. On January 7th a mob attacked your Capitol itself.

Two years ago, I lived through a coup in Sri Lanka. It was stupid. The minority party threw chili powder at everyone in Parliament and took over by…

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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