Defeat of Divisive Politics

The parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka held risks of polarisation and the re-emergence of authoritarian politics. But the Lankan voters rejected divisive politics for the second time this year. The United National Party (UNP) will likely form the new government,...

Sri Lanka Political Weather Analysis: June 2015

Political Weather Analysis (PWA) aims to provide a Polaroid snapshot of Sri Lankans’ positions and opinions on current political developments. PWA is a survey conducted among 1,500 households across all the electoral districts in the country. The survey was conducted...

Beyond Uncertainty of Current Politics

Reporting on Sri Lanka’s current political situation can be quite exciting. However, commenting on it is difficult and hazardous. The reason is simple. The current politics in our country is in flux. Events appear and disappear so rapidly and unexpectedly that...