Author: B. Skanthakumar

Balasingham Skanthakumar is with the Social Scientists Association in Sri Lanka. In the early 1990s, he was the first black students officer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. His publications include "Labour's lost agency," Himal Southasian, March 2015; Pathways of the Left in Sri Lanka (co-editor), EISD, Colombo 2014; and "Growth with Inequality: Neoliberal Authoritarianism in Sri Lanka," LST Review, 2013. He can be contacted via email at