While the entirely avoidable chaos unfolding in Western democracies sucks up all the oxygen, something important is happening in one of China’s purchased pearls.
Chaos in the Sri Lankan Parliament last week was generated by the return of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, pictured in 2014, in the form of a stunning hostile takeover as an unelected prime minister, writes Lisa Van Dusen. United Nations photograph by Evan Schneider
‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott say they have no endgame, but some observers say they risk their reputations by continuing to find points of disagreement with Justin Trudeau, the government, and the Liberal Party.