The Violent Struggle Between Property And People

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When some Sri Lankans burnt MP's houses, that was called violence. But when the ruling class, beat, gassed, caged, and killed people, that was called ‘keeping order’. You can see that even the word violence is a weapon in class war, and the poor are getting beaten over the head with it mercilessly.



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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