Sri Lanka Is Colonized Again

This time by the Americans and the IMF

indi.ca
4 min readMar 7, 2023

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Priyantha Udagedara, The Hunter

In the old days, squabbling feudal elites sold Sri Lanka out to the colonizers. We call the colonizers Dutch, Portuguese, and British, but in truth it was private companies who paid protection money to the crown. One feudal lord would feud with another, and then ask the white men with guns for help. And it worked. They got personal power, for a time…

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Indrajit (Indi) Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Follow me at www.indi.ca, or just email me at indi@indi.ca.