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As long as people are able to cast their ballot, irrespective of the illiberalism, irrespective of all these other shortcomings, democracy, at least from a voting standpoint, has the capacity to surprise.
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Neil DeVotta is professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University. His article "Sri Lanka's Agony" was published in this July's issue of Journal of Democracy.
- Introduction - 0:38
- Overview of the Protests - 3:15
- Protests After the Rajapaksas - 15:16
- Background on the Rajapaksas - 24:58
- Sri Lanka and Democracy - 30:31
- Future of Sri Lanka - 34:11
Learn more about Neil DeVotta
"Sri Lanka's Agony" by Neil DeVotta in the Journal of Democracy
"Sri Lanka: The Return to Ethnocracy" by Neil DeVotta in the Journal of Democracy
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