Sri Lanka And The Collapse Of Global Liberalism

Protestors in the shadow of empty luxury apartments

It’s tempting to look at Sri Lanka and then look away. To think that it can’t happen to you. To say that we were just ruled by idiots, didn’t plan ahead, and made our own fate. This is true, but look at America, or the UK, or any supposedly safe country. Look at the…



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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