We Elect Leaders We Understand

(Tarot from here) Written for this week’s Nation. They say we elect leaders we deserve. I don’t like the tone of it; it reeks of anger, frustration and defeat. I prefer to say we elect leaders we understand; this would, perhaps, explain why we continually allow leaders to let us down. What I am saying, […]

In Defense of Kony 2012: Are You Afraid to Care?

Campaign poster, depicting face of Joseph Kony.  Viral campaign Kony 2012 hit the online shores of Colombo late last evening. As expected it has been duly shared and re-shared by civic conscious netizens. That was last night. By this evening, Colombo’s youth intelligentsia has declared war on Kony 2012.  I find this deeply disturbing on […]