The coming ‘Corona Constitution’ and the US election | Daily FT

Sri Lanka has/had one of the earliest democratic political systems and political cultures in Asia and Afro-Asia. Like most islanders, we are outspoken, free-spirited citizens who prize our independence. Like most island-nations, Sri Lanka is given to a democratic civic culture, not a collectivist conformism. We just aren’t Confucian – Pic by Shehan GunasekaraCall it the COVID-19 Constitution or the Corona Constitution—because it is advancing under cover of corona. The public has been given a deadline of 30 November to send in suggestions for the new Constitution. Seriously? The public is hardl…

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