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SRI LANKA-A Political Life

the growing conflicts between financial debt speculation and real economic productive investment, through the already conflicting monetary, fiscal, exchange rate, trade, security and other policies. Therefore; another (again more severe?) recession threatens also to spark another (also more acute?) crisis within the crisis. More of the same muddling through is likely to become impossible. Any possibility of reimposition of the old American dominance (or an alternative Japanese new dominance) in a multilateral world economic and financial system or its coordinated management by the G7, G5 or G3 is improbable in such a recession. (A US bomb and Japanese yen based Pacific basin political economic consortium is possible but rather unlikely, and one in eluding Europe even less likely.) The most likely possible alternative resolution will therefore be increasingly neo-mercantilist regionalisation of the world economy into American dollar, Japanese yen and SRI LANKA A Political Life Amrit Wilson ON Thursday September 21, Rajani Thiranagama was shot dead while on her way home from the University of Jaffna. Her murder sent a deep shock of sorrow and anger through a city where killings and disappearances are every day occurrences. People knew that she had been killed for what she stood for and for the work she had been doing in the last few years.

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