Sri Lankan Revolution

A chilling look at when government and society collapse.

Revolutions can violently change the course of history. They erupt with ferocious momentum, toppling everything in their path and leaving instability in their wake. Often the dramatic scenes are burned into our memories and history books: common people storming government buildings, displays of raw emotion, and the chilling, instant judgment of their former masters. Whether it was the American or French revolutions, these turning points happened after a prolonged increase of grievances, government failings, and corruption that slowly brought the pot to a roiling boil before it overflowed.

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