2013 SEP Sri Lanka election campaign

New Sri Lankan government brings down election budget

By Saman Gunadasa, 9 February 2015

Behind false claims of budget “concessions,” the government is preparing new attacks on the working class and the poor.

Who is Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena?

By Sujeewa Amaranath and W.A. Sunil, 16 January 2015

Sirisena is not a “common man” but a bourgeois politician devoted to imperialism and big business.

Sri Lanka: Pro-government thugs attack TNA candidate’s house

By Sujeewa Amaranath, 25 September 2013

During the election campaign, the military and its associated thugs carried out systematic intimidation against opposition parties.

Sri Lanka: TNA wins northern provincial council election

By K. Ratnayake, 23 September 2013

While the results reflect mass hostility to the Colombo government, the Tamil National Alliance’s political perspective poses great dangers for working people.

Vote SEP in Sri Lankan Northern Provincial elections

By the Socialist Equality Party, 20 September 2013

Support the SEP and its socialist and internationalist program to fight imperialist war, the government’s sweeping austerity agenda and its intensifying police-state measures.

The pseudo-left USP and its bogus fight against the “Rajapakse dictatorship”

By Vilani Peiris and K. Ratnayake, 14 September 2013

The United Socialist Party postures as socialist while defending the opposition UNP—a right-wing bourgeois party.

SEP campaign team discusses US war threat to Syria

By our correspondent, 13 September 2013

Workers and youth who spoke to the SEP drew from their experience of the protracted civil war in Sri Lanka.