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When Worlds Collide #117: Once and Future Organics in Sri Lanka

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today newspaper on 15 August 2014 It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong, cautioned the French writer and philosopher François-Marie Arouet (1694 – 1778), better known … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #95: Waiting for Sombath Somphone…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 15 December 2013 My friend Sombath Somphone has been a gentle, generous and soft-spoken man as long as I have known him, which is over 15 years. … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #32: Cultivating the Mind for Greener Harvests

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 9 September 2012 Yang Saing Koma is lean, soft spoken and modest – not your typical image of a revolutionary. But for 15 years, the Cambodian … Continue reading

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