Episode 5: On “Radicals” & Social Justice

In the Sinhala-speaking corner of the internet, the word ‘radical’ has come to mean something negative, not unlike pejorative terms such as ‘SJW’. This is an attempt to make sense of this politically loaded word as it applies to the Sri Lankan context.

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Show Notes

  1. The Perahera Elephant: Torture, Pain & Suffering Behind The Glitz, Colombo Telegraph: https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/the-perahera-elephant-torture-pain-suffering-behind-the-glitz/
  2. How India decriminalised homosexuality, The Economist: https://www.economist.com/the-economist-explains/2018/09/12/how-india-decriminalised-homosexuality

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