Is Pluralism a Myth?

24 Feb 2016 by Thamara Kandabadda

So, is pluralism a myth? The next time you post something on social media or present something in a forum, think twice. Make way for discussion, not aggression. Take time to care. That, is the path to reconciliation. … Read more

2030 Agenda and Youth: from Rhetoric to Action

18 Feb 2016 by Shevandra Wijemanne and Sisini Thrikawala

The 2-day forum at the UN headquarters was a wakeup call that young people are not just the beneficiaries of the SDGs but also the key players. … Read more

“Creativating” Sri Lanka

11 Feb 2016 by Anoka Abeyrathne

At the end of the day, it won’t be the fancy speeches, the online or one-off campaigns held island-wide by politically motivated individuals or groups that will help propel Sri Lanka’s development sustainably and innovatively, because without action, nothing will change. … Read more

Who am I? Does it Really Matter?

02 Feb 2016 by Aisha Wahab

The theory behind who you identify yourself as and how it affects your place in society is known as Identity Economics. This article will explore the youth unemployment crisis in Sri Lanka through the eyes of this theory, which is three-fold; Gender, Region and Caste. … Read more

What Divides Us? What Keeps Us Together?

26 Jan 2016 by Anisha Niyas

What does being born Sri Lankan mean to you? That is a question that is so simple yet at the same time, very complex. Having grown up in a multi-cultural family and graduating from a school where children from all races and religions studied and played together, helped expose me to languages and cultures that would have been foreign to me if my circumstances were different. But it has not been the same story for others. … Read more