Japan Yanks SriLankan Airlines

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 25 September – 01 October 2022 An Island editorial this week exposed – perhaps inadvertently – Japan’s sudden sumo moves in Sri Lanka: Japan is trying to further the interests of the strategic forum, QUAD (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue), as a member, by intervening to enableContinue reading “Japan Yanks SriLankan Airlines”

Economic Crimes? Ask Elizabeth!

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ 4th Anniversary e-Con e-News 18-24 September 2022 The US war on Europe and Russia, along with the threat of nuclear weapons, recalls their World War 2 Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King’s expressed relief that the first atomic bomb used against humans was dropped onContinue reading “Economic Crimes? Ask Elizabeth!”

Aunty Sam’s Eggs Set to Hatch

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 11-17 September 2022 Our political education must take place within revolutionary educational structures. If it doesn’t, we will believe that World War II started in 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. It actually began in 1937 when Japan attacked China. – ee Media, Decolonizing the MindContinue reading “Aunty Sam’s Eggs Set to Hatch”

USAID Head Butts In: Baring Small Gifts, Wielding Big Threats

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 04-10 September 2022 Questions to ask about a ‘struggle’: 1) What is the social base? 2) Who are the organizers? 3) Who are the funders? 4) How is the politics benefiting the working classes? 5) Who is producing the images? 6) Where does my knowledgeContinue reading “USAID Head Butts In: Baring Small Gifts, Wielding Big Threats”

UN, IMF, Budget…All of a Piece

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 28 August – 03 September 2022 The current rage is to curse power cuts, politicians, and to spread despair, defeatism. So who will tell our children of the strivings to harness our own sources of energy? Of the luxurious exertions of the import-export merchants inContinue reading “UN, IMF, Budget…All of a Piece”

The IMF & Economic Division of the World

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 21-27 August 2022 A large number of white people continue to be raised up as mediators to settle the squabbles of the ‘primitive brained’ and ‘repulsive’ – see ee Sovereignty, Repulsive Whites need to shut their loud obnoxious mouths and let wiser counsel (most ofContinue reading “The IMF & Economic Division of the World”

World Bank Hijacks Ministry of Finance

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 14-20 August 2022 The ruling class is disproportionately Muslim, Tamil & Christian – as well as descendants of Parsee, Sindhi, Chettiar & Gujarati immigrants. The 50-odd Parsees are the richest single community in the country, owning Abans, and much of Keells, CIC, Cargills, etc. MostContinue reading “World Bank Hijacks Ministry of Finance”

Blockading & Bluffing Sri Lanka

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 07-13 August 2022 Q. Upon what system… does your Government surround a small rock in the middle of the sea with fortifications, and cram it full of clerks, soldiers, lawyers, and priests? A. Why, really, your Excellency, I am the last man in the worldContinue reading “Blockading & Bluffing Sri Lanka”

US & India Loot Sri Lanka Sovereignty

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 30 July – 06 August 2022 The Indian footprint was made among other ways by the jackboot of the Indian army. We know that Rajiv Gandhi, when the Indo-Lanka Accord was signed, bragged that it was the beginning of the Bhutanization of Sri Lanka.  –Continue reading “US & India Loot Sri Lanka Sovereignty”

US Plots North-East Referendum & IMF Land Grab

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 23-29 July 2022 The US Pacific Fleet, and their Australian henchayas in warfare, continue their synchronized splashing about, in this ocean called Indian, until August 04. Their RIMPAC Exercise 2022 has been ongoing since June 29, and is accused of hampering oceanic trade to SriContinue reading “US Plots North-East Referendum & IMF Land Grab”

US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 17-23 July 2022 Over the radio I hear the victory bulletins of the scum of the earth. Curiously I examine a map of the continent… I can still see a small door. – Bertolt Brecht, 1940 ‘European ambassadors gave President GR an “ultimatum”, a “lastContinue reading “US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies”

1962 to 2022: From Coup to Coup

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 10-16 July 2022 A coup is in the making. Perchance, it’s the same old coup. To snatch any remaining sovereign power from the people. Especially economic independence. To postpone full independence yet again, by soaking it in more of that sticky stuff that normally flowsContinue reading “1962 to 2022: From Coup to Coup”

Sri Lanka’s Head on the Block

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 03-09 July 2022 The most valuable colonial possession on the globe, giving to our Indian Empire a security it had not enjoyed from its first establishment – English PM William Pitt, after the Dutch ‘ceded’ Ceylon, 1802 Far from Ukraine, Sri Lanka is the epicenterContinue reading “Sri Lanka’s Head on the Block”

Japan Pops the Tiger out of the Bag

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News  26 June – 02 July 2022 We’ve sat in the dark during power cuts, and we’ve witnessed Sri Lankans voice their frustrations in peaceful protest – US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Julie Chung, Chief Guest, 183rd AGM of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce,Continue reading “Japan Pops the Tiger out of the Bag”

US & India Scramble to Slice Sri Lanka

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 19-25 June 2022 • In April, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat publicly announced that India will become Akhand Bharat (Unbroken India) in 10 to 15 years. Bhagwat provided ‘the first timeline’ for the RSS goal of Akhand Bharat gorging on Sri Lanka, Myanmar,Continue reading “US & India Scramble to Slice Sri Lanka”

IMF Delays Dollars to Fuel the Flames

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 12-18 June 2022 Much of what is depicted as vast corruption is ‘accepted as standard procedure‘ in business and banks – John Whitehead, former Goldman Sachs Co-Chairman, former US Deputy Secretary of State Everything needs to be fixed in the context of international standards, inContinue reading “IMF Delays Dollars to Fuel the Flames”

US Embassy Bribery of High Court in Aeroflot Scandal

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 05-11 June 2022       A colonial family law firm has been caught in an illegal act involving bribery by the US embassy to seize a Russian Aeroflot aircraft. This ‘first’ law firm is linked to the colonial robbery of lands to set up plantations, andContinue reading “US Embassy Bribery of High Court in Aeroflot Scandal”

So Where Have All the Dollars Gone?

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 29 May – 04 June 2022 ‘India, being aware of the medicine shortage, imposed restrictions to prevent Sri Lanka from importing medicine from any other country except for India, along with its Line of Credit.’ – see ee Industry, Cautions Erudite Indian diplomat MK BhadrakumarContinue reading “So Where Have All the Dollars Gone?”

Unmaking the Republic of Sri Lanka (1972-2022)

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 21-27 May 2022 I consider it an unforgettable moment in my life to have the privilege of hoisting our national flag once again at this moment where a free, independent republic was established, with a constitution drafted by our own people. – Prime Minister SirimaContinue reading “Unmaking the Republic of Sri Lanka (1972-2022)”

Chaos Management: Pretext for Invasion

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 15-21 May 2022 The US ambassador illegally met last week with Sri Lanka’s Army Commander General Shavendra Silva – without the permission of the President of Sri Lanka. So claims a ‘popularized’ vlogger (see ee Sovereignty, Shavi).      For what, or why? The story couldContinue reading “Chaos Management: Pretext for Invasion”

US Sabotage of Sri Lanka’s Supply Chains

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 08-14 May 2022 The US Treasury, which controls the IMF, etc., is sending a team to Sri Lanka. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s speech in April to the Atlantic Council in Washington offers clues into the ‘failure’ of Sri Lanka’s supply chains. In her speech,Continue reading “US Sabotage of Sri Lanka’s Supply Chains”

Operation Parippu.2: Now Showing

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 01-07 May 2022 Thin Tamilnadu MPs are foregoing their lunches to send aid to Sri Lanka. ‘Economic’ refugees are sailing from Sri Lanka to India (each having to pay Rs100,000 per ticket!). Drama queens shriek: a palimpsest script is on the boards! The staging ofContinue reading “Operation Parippu.2: Now Showing”

US-Indo ReColonization & IMF Death-Debt Trap

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News  24-30 April 2022 May May Day Unite All Workers to Say NO to the IMF! He may be a fool, but he’s our fool If you think you’re better than him, you’re wrong Randy Newman, Kingfish A man clambers up onto that iconic statue ofContinue reading “US-Indo ReColonization & IMF Death-Debt Trap”

IMF Cowboys & Indians Wage Oil Wars in Rambukkana

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 17-23 April 2022 The IMF & Rambukkana – Queues were allowed to lengthen at that filling station in Rambukkana in the days leading up to fateful Tuesday (19th). On Monday the 18th, people had accused staff at the filling station of withholding stocks of fuelContinue reading “IMF Cowboys & Indians Wage Oil Wars in Rambukkana”

Sri Lanka Taken Hostage

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 10-16 April 2022 The lush trees of Galle Face Green were first clearcut by Dutch invaders, to fire their cannons against Sinhala attacks from the south. The Dutch word faas (face) described the front of their fort’s Gal Gate, as it faced Galle. The area’sContinue reading “Sri Lanka Taken Hostage”

The US Demands Military Bases in Sri Lanka

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News  03-09 April 2022 The Rains are Here! A Happy New Year! Importers are Protesting! The US & EU & England & India are Protesting! Colombo 7 is Protesting! The People too are Protesting! Who shall Prevail? This ee unearths the origins and role, of theContinue reading “The US Demands Military Bases in Sri Lanka”

GI Jane & Jai Jawan: US & Indian Oil War Games in Sri Lanka

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 27 March – 02 April 2022 A US Naval Warfare College study recommends escalating energy policy to strangle nations: ‘Sharply rising commodity prices resulting from NATO’s expansion against Russia have prompted comparisons with the 1973 oil crisis. But this energy shock is different, and arguablyContinue reading “GI Jane & Jai Jawan: US & Indian Oil War Games in Sri Lanka”

Sri Lanka as Slave to Oil Pirates in Singapore

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 20-26 March 2022 Oil scarcity? Power cuts? Look at the supermarkets, doors open, billowing air-conditioned (AC) air to the world! Cooling a warming globe, apparently. Look at all the obscene luxury cars on the road, each with only one occupant. Are they rushing to developContinue reading “Sri Lanka as Slave to Oil Pirates in Singapore”

India & US Officially Take Over Sri Lanka’s Economy

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 13-19 March 2022 On US Sanctions: This… introduces between nations another umpire than arms. It would relieve us too from the risks & horrors of cutting throats. – Thomas Jefferson, US Secretary of State, 1793, while England was blockading France during the French Revolution, andContinue reading “India & US Officially Take Over Sri Lanka’s Economy”

US Female War Criminal Lands to Lecture Sri Lanka on Human Rights & MCC

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 06-12 March 2022 • The US State Department is threatening to send Victoria ‘Fuck the EU’ Nuland, Undersecretary for Political Affairs, to Sri Lanka on 22 March, with Assistant Secretary for South Central Asian Affairs Donald ‘Banana 2’ Lu. S/he will be allowed to issueContinue reading “US Female War Criminal Lands to Lecture Sri Lanka on Human Rights & MCC”

Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On e-Con e-News 27 February – 05 March 2022 • Most of this ee is a vast dreary compendium of the English news of the last week, mostly from Sri Lanka. All it goes to show is that,Continue reading “Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On”

The Comedy of Oil & Other World Wars

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ The Comedy of Oil & Other World Wars e-Con e-News 20-26 February 2022 ‘The civil war in Yemen and the coup in Bolivia – both followed a rejection of IMF terms’ – ee Sovereignty, What You Should Know A comedy worthy of the pen ofContinue reading “The Comedy of Oil & Other World Wars”

English & German Cartels Whitewashing Sri Lanka’s History

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 13-19 February 2022 “Colonies should not be permitted to manufacture so much as a horseshoe nail’ – William Pitt the Elder (Earl of Chatham, 1770) • Astrologers! Here is a list of Planetary Coincidences: An all-new US Envoy disembarks, twittering of human rights, just asContinue reading “English & German Cartels Whitewashing Sri Lanka’s History”

A Quicky World History of Fake Debt, Default & Destruction

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 06-12 February 2022 Bloomberg News falsely proclaimed, ‘Russia invades Ukraine’, on Friday, February 4. Bloomberg left this headline up for 24 minutes on its digital frontpage. At least 100,000 contracts were being traded when stocks plunged, due to that headline. Bloomberg later apologized: ‘We prepareContinue reading “A Quicky World History of Fake Debt, Default & Destruction”

Ceylon Tobacco Company & Multinational Spy Networks

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 30 January – 05 February 2022 Top Pharma importer and fake ‘local’ drug manufacturer Hemas reported this week, it’s joining oil multinationals US Exxon-Chevron and French Total, in quitting Myanmar: NATO is escalating another terrorist war there on its government and people. Meanwhile the USContinue reading “Ceylon Tobacco Company & Multinational Spy Networks”

The Jailing of Craft & Other Crimes of the Arts

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 23-29 January 2022 Welcome to the 200th edition of ee. Bankers say it is a greater crime to rob a bank than to own a bank. Our economists say, it is a far greater crime to make a tractor than import a tractor.      Invaders,Continue reading “The Jailing of Craft & Other Crimes of the Arts”

USA, Japan, & India Turn off the Lights

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 16-22 January 2022 Anyone hear the vroom of 500 million US dollars being paid to the white banks, last Tuesday? No clicking cameras, no clamorous reporters on location. How’s it done? Just a touch of a key? Who sent it from here? Who received itContinue reading “USA, Japan, & India Turn off the Lights”

The Planned Dividing of Sri Lanka & its Mythical Debts

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 09-15 January 2022 In 1917 the USSR rejected Czarist debt. In 1949 China rejected colonial debt. In 1959 Cuba rejected colonial debt. Parasitic oligarchies the world over have to hide their loot in the white ‘havens’. US, English and EU spy agencies know all aboutContinue reading “The Planned Dividing of Sri Lanka & its Mythical Debts”

Sex & the US Colony

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 02-08 January 2022 Ceaseless as waves jostling the shores are the spectacular duels and diversions of the capitalist media. Their gloomy blue moaning, suppurating white foams, spit sprays of silvery verbiage crashing upon the Black rocks of our primordial recalcitrance, eroding the golden sands andContinue reading “Sex & the US Colony”

The World Bank Driving Madness on Our Roads

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 26 December 2021 – 01 January 2022 30 people are killed or seriously mangled every day on Sri Lanka’s roads, wails the World Bank. 38,000 people annually. But they don’t blame themselves or the IMF. They plan to make it worse.      This ‘mass murderContinue reading “The World Bank Driving Madness on Our Roads”

BlockChains, Supply Chains, Slave Chains & Small Change

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 19-25 December 2021 What language do bats speak? Vavuluva – Bat-ese or Bat-ish – was a 1939 poem by Rapiyel Tennakoon making fun of such pseudo-luminaries as German philologist Wilhelm Geiger, mis-translator of the famed Sinhala chronicle The Mahavamsa. The Bat is ‘Sir’ DB Jayatilleka,Continue reading “BlockChains, Supply Chains, Slave Chains & Small Change”

The IMF: Import Mafia Fundamentalists

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 12-18 December 2021 The US has about 50% of the world’s wealth but only 6.3% of its population. This disparity is particularly great as between ourselves and the peoples of Asia… Our real task in the coming period is to devise a pattern of relationshipsContinue reading “The IMF: Import Mafia Fundamentalists”

Import-Export Mafia, Drug Lords, Media Barons & Flexible Workers

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 5-11 December 2021 An ‘international drug mafia’ and ‘fraudulent business operations’ were identified as ‘major challenges’ in Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa’s 2022 budget speech. This mafia, if you believe the capitalist media, is led by people with Sinhala village names – Makandure Madush, et.Continue reading “Import-Export Mafia, Drug Lords, Media Barons & Flexible Workers”

Killing the Lights: Ruin Peasants, Export Workers

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 28 November – 04 December 2021 “…uppermost in Wimalasurendra’s mind was the harnessing of the Laxapana waters to produce hydroelectricity and to supply ‘lakhs of lights’ as the name Laxapana implies. 9 long years later, a project based on the original proposals of Wimalasurendra butContinue reading “Killing the Lights: Ruin Peasants, Export Workers”

A Counterfeit Cyclone is on its Way

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 21-27 November 2021 “Climate Change” is camouflaging “Regime Change”, and “Global Warming” beclouding “Global Warring.” Gaps between meteorology, astrology & ideology narrow by the nanosecond. ‘Carbon Rights’ is weaponized & capitalized like ‘Human Rights”. ‘Sustainable’ is code for keeping dead capitalism alive, as ‘global’ multinationalContinue reading “A Counterfeit Cyclone is on its Way”

Sinhala & The Class to Build a Country

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 14-20 November 2021 Chief Justice of Ceylon (1811-19) Sir Alexander Johnston demanded a policy of appointing Burghers to the public service: ‘Her Majesty’s Government… ought to show the most marked respect to all persons who are either descendants from Europeans, or who bear any resemblanceContinue reading “Sinhala & The Class to Build a Country”

How England Prevented Science Education in Sri Lanka

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 7-13 November 2021 England’s abolition of Queen’s College in Colombo in 1870 was a blow to would-be engineering students in Sri Lanka. In colonized India, engineering schools were producing engineers by the 1850s, yet this was blocked here. The English thus thwarted education in theContinue reading “How England Prevented Science Education in Sri Lanka”

Sri Lanka Still Dancing in Lipton’s Circus

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 31 October – 6 November  2021 Sri Lanka’s President, speaking at the COP26 enviro-farce in Glasgow, from where Thomas Lipton and his tea business was unleashed on the world, could’ve pointed to that Scottish city’s landmarks: built up from the English plunder of Sri Lanka:Continue reading “Sri Lanka Still Dancing in Lipton’s Circus”

සුද්දාටත් වඩා සුදු ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සිවිල් සේවයේ මුලාරම්භය

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 17-23 ඔක්තෝම්බර් 2021 1980 ගණන්වල චීනයෙන් පැමිණි දූත පිරිසක් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ රාජ්‍ය නිලධාරීන් හමුවීම ගැන විහිළු කතාවක් තිබේ. ඔවුන්ව හඳුන්වා දුන්නේ ප්‍රබල අමාත්‍යාංශයක ‘ස්ථිර ලේකම්වරයෙකුට’ ය. ‘ස්ථිර ලේකම්වරයෙක් යනු කුමක්ද?’ එක් චීන නිලධාරියෙක් ඇසුවා යැයි කියැවේ.      දේශපාලකයින් තාවකාලික වන අතර – ඔවුන් පැමිණෙන්නේ සහ යන්නේContinue reading “සුද්දාටත් වඩා සුදු ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සිවිල් සේවයේ මුලාරම්භය”

සාගර වහල් වෙළඳාමේ යෙදුනු අරාබි සහ ඉන්දියානු වෙළඳුන්

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 10-16 ඔක්තෝම්බර් 2021 “වෙළඳ ප්‍රාග්ධනය, එය ආධිපත්‍යයේ තනතුරක් දරන විට, මංකොල්ලකෑමේ ක්‍රමයක් වෙනුවෙන් සෑම තැනකම පෙනී සිටීන්නේ, එය කොල්ලකෑම, මුහුදු කොල්ලකෑම්, වහලුන් පැහැර ගැනීම සහ යටත් විජිත ආක්‍රමණය සමඟ කෙලින්ම සම්බන්ධ වන පරිද්දෙනි.” කාල් මාක්ස්, ප්රාග්ධනය, වෙළුම 3  ”කාගේ පෞද්ගලික ජෙට් යානයද ඔක්තෝබර් 14 වන බදාදාContinue reading “සාගර වහල් වෙළඳාමේ යෙදුනු අරාබි සහ ඉන්දියානු වෙළඳුන්”

Germany Delivers Sermons on Freedom to Sri Lanka

 “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 24-30 October 2021 “SWRD is remembered for kicking the English out. You’ll be remembered for bringing them back in!“      This is how LSSP politician Colvin R de Silva shot down a proposal by SLFP leader Sirimavo Bandaranaike in 1974 to send Lal Jayawardena (sonContinue reading “Germany Delivers Sermons on Freedom to Sri Lanka”

පැන්ඩෝරාගේ පෙට්ටියෙන් ඉවත් වී සිතීම: බදු සැඟවීම සහ මූල්‍ය යටත්විජිතවාදය

ලොව පුරා පාලක පන්ති වලට තමන්ගේම රටවල් කොල්ලකෑමට හැකි නමුත් ඒ අනුමත එක්සත් ජනපදයේ සහ ඉංග්‍රිසි සැඟවුනු ස්ථාන වල කොල්ලය තබා ගත්තොත් පමණි.

Origins of a Whiter-than-White Civil Service in Sri Lanka

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 17-23 October 2021 There’s jokey anecdote about a visiting delegation from China in the 1980s, who were meeting government officials in Sri Lanka. They were introduced to a ‘Permanent Secretary’ in a powerful Ministry. ‘What in the heavens is a “Permanent Secretary?”’ One Chinese officialContinue reading “Origins of a Whiter-than-White Civil Service in Sri Lanka”

Arab & Indian Merchants in the Oceanic Slave Trade

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 10-16 October 2021 Merchant capital, when it holds a position of dominance, stands everywhere for a system of robbery, so that it is directly connected with plundering, piracy, kidnapping slaves and colonial conquest. Karl Marx, Capital, Vol 3 Whose private jet landed at Bandaranaike atContinue reading “Arab & Indian Merchants in the Oceanic Slave Trade”

Thinking Out of Pandora’s Box: Tax Hideouts & Fiscal Colonialism

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 3-9 October 2021 Ruling classes worldwide can rob their own countries but only if they keep their loot in approved US and English hideouts. This is what the US and English media warned the world this week. The best capitalist hideouts for loot are inContinue reading “Thinking Out of Pandora’s Box: Tax Hideouts & Fiscal Colonialism”

එක්සත් ජනපදය මන්නාරම් ද්‍රෝණියේ බලශක්ති සංචිත අල්ලා ගනියි

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 26 සැප්තැම්බර් – 02 ඔක්තෝම්බර් 2021  රාජාලියන්ගේ පිහාටු ඇඳගත් ගිජුළිහිණියෝ කැරකෙමින් සිටී. කැළඹවීම්වල , රුධීරයේ සහ තෙල්වල ගන්ධයද, ගෑස් සුළිද ඝන වෙමින් පවති. ඔවුන් එන්නේ – අපට අවසනයේ උපාංග මිලදී ගනිමින් ගෙවීමට සිදුවන –  ඖෂධ සහ අනියම් ආකාරයේ පාවිච්චි කරන ලද උපකරණ ‘දන් දෙමිනි’. නමුත් ඔවුන්Continue reading “එක්සත් ජනපදය මන්නාරම් ද්‍රෝණියේ බලශක්ති සංචිත අල්ලා ගනියි”

US Grabs Mannar Basin Energy Reserves

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 26 September – 02 October 2021 Vultures, dressed in eagles’ feathers, are circling. The odour of distemper, blood and oil and gas swirls thicker.      They come ‘donating’ medicines and fancy second-hand equipment – for which we will eventually pay by buying parts, etc. ButContinue reading “US Grabs Mannar Basin Energy Reserves”

Trade Bankers Strangle Sri Lanka’s Economy

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” 3rd Anniversary Issue e-Con e-News 19-25 September 2021 Binara Poya rose just before the autumn equinox of the northern hemisphere this year, auguring the drip drip drip of October’s intermonsoonal showers. Midst the Vassana retreat of the Sangha, the onset of the Maha rice season signals newContinue reading “Trade Bankers Strangle Sri Lanka’s Economy”

Scrap Fake Debts, Reject Rogue UN, Ban iNGOs

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 12-18 September 2021 In reality the UN is the legal card used by imperialist interests when brute force has failed. The sharing, the mixed, controlled joint-committees under guardianship are international means of torture to break the will of the people, cultivating anarchy, banditry and misery.Continue reading “Scrap Fake Debts, Reject Rogue UN, Ban iNGOs”

How to Buy a News Editor

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 05-11 September 2021 ‘If you read the media reports, you can realize the reasons… There have been so many reports without asking me.’ – Central Bank Governor WD Lakshman ‘I have been silent all this time while Sri Lankan media has been misquoting me, statingContinue reading “How to Buy a News Editor”

එන්නත් අධිරාජ්‍යවාදය: මානව හිමිකම්වලට එරෙහිව බුද්ධිමය දේපල අයිතිවාසිකම්

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 29 අගෝස්තු – 04 සැප්තැම්බර් 2021    19 වන සියවසේ ඉංග්‍රිසි දිසාපතිවරයාගේ දිනපොතෙන්   වතුකරයේ සැපදායක නිවාඩු ගතකරන නුවරඑළිය දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ:  “අපි කුරුදු ඔයට ගියා. මේ සර්කිට් එකේදි මට හම්බ වුනා – මට කියන්න බෑ අහම්බයෙන්ද නැතනම් හම්බ වෙන්න නියම වෙලා තිබුණද  කියලා. තමන්‌ෙග් ඉඩම් අහිමි වුණ සියලුමContinue reading “එන්නත් අධිරාජ්‍යවාදය: මානව හිමිකම්වලට එරෙහිව බුද්ධිමය දේපල අයිතිවාසිකම්”

Vaccine Imperialism: Intellectual Property Rights vs Human Rights

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 29 August – 04 September 2021 From a 19th-century English Government Agent’s Diary in the salubrious ‘vacation’ and plantation district of Nuvara Eliya: “Went on to Kurundu Oya. I have met during this circuit – whether by accident or by design I cannot say –Continue reading “Vaccine Imperialism: Intellectual Property Rights vs Human Rights”

යුනිලීවර්, අයිඑම්එෆ්, ඔක්ස්ෆෑම් සහ ජිනීවා ක්‍රීඩා

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 22-28 අගෝස්තු 2021 එන්නත් ගොඩගසා ගැනීම සහ ඒවායේ පේටන්ට් බලපත්‍ර බෙදා ගැනීම ප්‍රතික්ෂේප කිරීම සියවසේ අපකීර්තිමත්ම  ‘මානව හිමිකම්’ උල්ලංඝනයයි. ධනවාදය කොවිඩ් වසංගතය දිග්ගසමින් ධනේශ්වරයේ පරිහානිය නැවැත්වීමට කටයුතු කරන අතරම, පරිසරයට හා මානව හිමිකම් කෙරෙහි තම ආදරය ප්‍රකාශ කරමින් සිටී. ධනේශ්වර මාධ්‍ය ද ව්‍යාකූලත්වය සහ භීතිය පතුරුවමින් සිටී. බහුජාතික සමාගම්, මානව සම්පත් කලමණාකරුවන්,Continue reading “යුනිලීවර්, අයිඑම්එෆ්, ඔක්ස්ෆෑම් සහ ජිනීවා ක්‍රීඩා”

Unilever, IMF, Oxfam & Geneva Games

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 22-28 August 2021 • The hoarding of vaccines and the refusal to share their patents is the ‘human rights’ scandal of the century. Capitalism is prolonging the Covid plague to halt capitalist decline, while proclaiming their love for the environment and human rights. The capitalistContinue reading “Unilever, IMF, Oxfam & Geneva Games”

මිලිටරිය, අධ්‍යාපනය, අයි ෆෝන් සහ සුද්දන්ගේ රොක් ඇන්ඩ් රෝල්

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 15-21 August 2021 ඇෆ්ගනිස්ථානයේ දී කී දෙනෙකු මියගියේ දැයි සෙවීමට‘How many killed in Afghanistan? යැයි ගූගල් කරන්න. එහි දී ලැබෙන්නේ මිය ගිය ඇමරිකානු සොල්දාදුවන් ගණන පමණි. එයින් අන්තර්ජාලය යනු කුමක්දැයි ඔබට සිහිපත්කර දෙයි. ඇමරිකානුවන්, ඉංග්‍රීසීන් සහ අනෙකුත් නේටෝ බලකායන් කාන්තාවන් කී දෙනෙකු මරා දැම්මේ ද යන්නContinue reading “මිලිටරිය, අධ්‍යාපනය, අයි ෆෝන් සහ සුද්දන්ගේ රොක් ඇන්ඩ් රෝල්”

The Military, Education, iPhones & White Rock’n’Roll

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 15-21 August 2021 • Search (google) for ‘How many killed in Afghanistan?’ It only gives numbers of US soldiers killed. This is just a reminder of what this internet is all about. There is also no exact data on how many women wereContinue reading “The Military, Education, iPhones & White Rock’n’Roll”

ජපානයේ දී ශ්‍රී ලාංකික කම්කරුවකු ඝාතනය කරයි?

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 08-14 August 2021 මේ ee  176 වන කලාපය යි – පෙර සෑම කලාපයක් මෙන්ම මේ කලාපය ද ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ නූතන කාර්මීකරණය වෙනුවෙන් වෙන්කොට තිබේ. ග්‍රාමීය හා නාගරික කම්කරුවන්ගේ නිපුණතා ඉහළ නංවමින් නවීන යන්ත්‍ර නිපදවීමේ නිෂ්පාදන වෙනුවෙන් අපගේ ධන සම්පත් සියල්ල ආයෝජනය කළ යුතු බව ස්වෛරීයත්වය ඉල්ලා සිටී. ජපානයේ දී ශ්‍රී ලාංකීය කම්කරුවකුContinue reading “ජපානයේ දී ශ්‍රී ලාංකික කම්කරුවකු ඝාතනය කරයි?”

Murder of a Sri Lankan Worker in Japan?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 08-14 August 2021 This is ee ‘s 176th issue – dedicated, as always, to the modern industrialization of Sri Lanka. Independence demands that all the ‘treasure of the realm’ be invested in modern machine-making production, raising rural and urban workers skills. • AContinue reading “Murder of a Sri Lankan Worker in Japan?”

ජිනීවා ගණිකා වෘත්තිය සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට කාර්මීකරණය අහිමි කිරීම

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 01-07 August 2021 ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට ජූලි මාසයේ දී ගෙවීමට සිදු වූ ඊනියා ‘ණය’ ඩොලර් බිලියනය ඇත්තටම ගියේ කාගේ අතට ද? එය චීනයට ගියේ නම්, ඊනියා කලු සුද්දන්ගේ මාධ්‍ය මේවන විට උඩු බුරනු ඇත!මේ මාධ්‍ය බැටලුවන් මෙතරම්ම නිහඬ ඇයි? අනුරාධපුර රජරට ශිෂ්ඨාචාරයේ පැවති යකඩ හා වානේ නිෂ්පාදනයContinue reading “ජිනීවා ගණිකා වෘත්තිය සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට කාර්මීකරණය අහිමි කිරීම”

Geneva Prostitution & The Ban on Industrialization

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 01-07 August 2021 That One Billion Dollars Sri Lanka had to pay in July as so-called ‘debt’ ongoing, where exactly did it go? If it were to China, the white-out media would be howling! Why are these media’s lambs so silent? • SouthContinue reading Geneva Prostitution & The Ban on Industrialization

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අන්තර්ජාලය පාලනය කරන්නේ කවුද?

“ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!” e-Con e-News 25-31 July 2021 විවේචකයෝ? ee  විවේචකයින් බොහෝ සිටිනවා. උදව් කරන්නන්? ඉතාම විවිධ වූ අය ටික දෙනෙක් ඉන්නවා. ඔව්! හොඳයි විවේචන මතින් ee  හොඳින් වර්ධනය වෙමින් තිබේ. ee  සිංහල භාෂා පරිවර්තනය ආරම්භ වූවා පමණි.  • ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අන්තර්ජාලය පාලනය කරන්නේ කවුද? 2004 දී ඉන්දියානු නැවක් නීති විරෝධීContinue reading “ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අන්තර්ජාලය පාලනය කරන්නේ කවුද?”

Who Controls Sri Lanka’s Internet?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 25-31 July 2021 Critics? ee has a plenty. Supporters? A few, yet they too can be variable. Anyways, why not? ee thrives on criticism. ee just started being translated into Sinhala. Much of ee is garnished from the English media. So why focusContinue reading “Who Controls Sri Lanka’s Internet?”

Unilever & Attacks on Our Sovereignty

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 18-24 July 2021 • Check out ee’s new Sinhala edition on our blog! • ‘The time for talk is over,’ said a 3wheeler driver to an ee correspondent: when asked for their opinion on the economy. ‘They won’t let the President we electedContinue reading “Unilever & Attacks on Our Sovereignty”

යුනිලීවර් සහ අපේ ස්වෛරීයත්වය

  blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!’ e-Con e-News 18-24 ජූලි 2021  ජනාධිපතිට උන් පාලනය ගෙනියන්න ඉඩදෙන්නේ නෑ! ආර්ථිකය පිළීබඳ තම මතය විමසූ ත්‍රී රෝද රියදුරරෙකු අපගේ ee  වාර්තා කරුවෙකුට පවසා තිබුණි. (බලන්න පාඨක අදහස්). • ‘ඔබගේ ගමන අත්‍යාවශ්‍යයි ද?’ – ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය ගැන සැතපුම් එකහමාරක් කතා කරන ඉංග්‍රීසීන්ට කිසිවිටෙකවත් එවැනි යහපත් දේ සඳහාContinue reading “යුනිලීවර් සහ අපේ ස්වෛරීයත්වය”

Maharaja’s MTV, Chettiar Bankers & Killer Import Mafia

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 10-17 July 2021 The Mirror does not reflect, it’s mere mirage. The Times is not about this hour but clings to the dying past. The Observer fails to discern, merely distract. The News is not new, but the same old, the same old.Continue reading “Maharaja’s MTV, Chettiar Bankers & Killer Import Mafia”

මහරාජාගේ MTVය, චෙට්ටියාර් බැංකු කරුවන් සහ මිනීමරු ආනයන මාෆියාව

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘ආර්ථික විද්‍යාව හැදෑරීමට පෙර ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයින් හදාරන්න!’ e-Con e-News 10-17 ජූලි 2021 ද මිරර් ප්‍රතිබිම්බය නොදක්වයි, එහි ඇත්තේ හුදු මිරිගුවක් පමණි. ද ටයිම්ස් මේ මොහොත නොව මිය යමින් ඇති අතීතයේ ගැලී සිටියි. ද ඔබ්සර්වර් පැහැදිළිව දකින්නට අසමත් වන අතර, අවධානය වෙනතකට යොමුකරවයි. ද නිව්ස් යනු නව දෙය නොවේ, ඒකාකාරී පැරණි දෙයමය. ටුඩේ අනාගතයContinue reading “මහරාජාගේ MTVය, චෙට්ටියාර් බැංකු කරුවන් සහ මිනීමරු ආනයන මාෆියාව”

Carbon-Conscious Standard Chartered Bank Prevents Making Vaccines

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 04-10 July 2021 The Maharaja Group is a large bulk importer of fertilizer, through their chemical subsidiary Harrison. Maharaja owns Sirasa and News1st TV, which are screaming themselves hoarse, against the chemical fertilizer ban, joining with other media in calling on peasants toContinue reading “Carbon-Conscious Standard Chartered Bank Prevents Making Vaccines”

The Corruption of Economists: Charge Hemas with Murder

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 27 June – 03 July 2021 Hemas Holdings, and other local importers of Big Pharma, should be charged with mass murder, and not just for spreading conspiracy theories in their mafia media. They’re accused of preventing the early use of the Sinopharm vaccineContinue reading “The Corruption of Economists: Charge Hemas with Murder”

Capitalism’s New Fair & Lovely Plastic Surgery

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 20-26 June 2021 Big Fs all dominated this week’s capitalist media: Fuel, Food, Finance, Pharma, Farming, Fertilizer, Foreign-investment! But the biggest F of all is the failure of banks to finance modern production. This, they ignore…. • Smuggling! Families of the merchant oligarchyContinue reading “Capitalism’s New Fair & Lovely Plastic Surgery”

What About An Economic History of Sri Lanka?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 13-19 June 2021 If you know your history, then you’d know where I’m coming from, Then you wouldn’t have to ask me, who the hell do you think I am? – Bob Marley, Buffalo Soldier This ee’s special focus is on S.B.D. deContinue reading “What About An Economic History of Sri Lanka?”

Ransoming Vaccines & the Indispensable Minimum of Murder

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 06-12 June 2021 In virtually every colonial territory a certain number had to be killed before the survivors would accept the new prospects. This might even be said to introduce a new concept into the study of political economy – the indispensable minimumContinue reading “Ransoming Vaccines & the Indispensable Minimum of Murder”

Spin & Saturation, Investment & Industry

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 30 May – 05 June 2021 Spin & Saturation – Certain words and themes, images and ideas are banned by artists themselves, by poets and musicians and philosophers. Self-censorship is key. Public censorship is a blunt weapon. Multinationals, their import mafia, and theirContinue reading “Spin & Saturation, Investment & Industry”

Sinophobia & US Demands for Military Bases in Sri Lanka

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 23-29 May 2021 As ee types this issue, the southwest monsoon forms in the western seas. We’re watching Uber drivers park imported Hero motorcycles, and wearily take off imported helmets and plastic armour. They wipe imported majang from their eyes, and clear theirContinue reading “Sinophobia & US Demands for Military Bases in Sri Lanka”

Big Pharma & Vaccines: Life is a Lottery

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 16-22 May 2021 ‘There are 14 lottery draws per week… They announce producing a millionaire or a billionaire daily. They end up producing a millionaire once in a blue moon and many millions of poor daily.’      This ee recalls the synchronous post-1977Continue reading “Big Pharma & Vaccines: Life is a Lottery”

Mafia & Media Hitmen: Multinationals & Import Monopolies

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 09-15 May 2021 The Standard Oil Co (now ExxonMobil, Chevron, Caltex, etc.), accounts for our largest import bill. Unilever grabs 10% of everybody’s income here. They’re the leading mafia hitmen of the import monopolies – fuel, fertilizers, consumer goods, medicines, etc. – inContinue reading “Mafia & Media Hitmen: Multinationals & Import Monopolies”

Unilever, their Media Pulp & The Last Buffalo

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 02-08 May 2021 The hit songs headlining the media, the frowning of economists, the dismay of NGOs, etc., emanate from the songbooks of the US State and US Treasury Departments (who control the World Bank and the IMF), and the banksContinue reading “Unilever, their Media Pulp & The Last Buffalo”

Media, May Days & Precarity: Say Hello to the Working Class!

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 25 April – 01 May 2021 Unilever & Cancer – Appearing anxious about charges that England’s Unilever promotes and sells cancer-causing products in Sri Lanka, Unilever SL, which sells 300+ products through over 100,000 retailers here, this week convened a ‘scientificContinue reading “Media, May Days & Precarity: Say Hello to the Working Class!”

Bajajification, Bhutanization, Jihad & Fordism

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 18-24 April 2021 We won’t even ask why there are no real jewels in these local beauty queens’ crowns – or where those crown jewels did go? But who really controls Sri Lanka’s Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB)? The GSMBContinue reading “Bajajification, Bhutanization, Jihad & Fordism”

This Ocean called Indian: The Last Frontier?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 11-17 April 2021 A US warship this week violated India’s claim to its ‘Exclusive Economic Zone’ in the Bay of Bengal. Then an Indian warship, rather than challenging the US intrusion, instead entered Colombo Port to wish us happy new year!Continue reading “This Ocean called Indian: The Last Frontier?”

Postponing Independence for Another 50 Years?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 4-10 April 2021 The 50th anniversary of the JVP uprising in April 1971 recalls the horrific consequences of driving people’s hopes up and then dashing them to the ground. Was the uprising an immunization campaign fronted by dedicated yet immature rebelsContinue reading “Postponing Independence for Another 50 Years?”

US Predator Blackstone Grabs Ceylon Glass & Quartz Deposits

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 27 March – 03 April 2021 Keep microfinance thugs out of our villages! Harass any UN official who dares interfere in the country! So recommends an ee Reader. And take the fight to the UN General Assembly, they add. ee fullyContinue reading “US Predator Blackstone Grabs Ceylon Glass & Quartz Deposits”

Monitor UN! Boycott Multinationals!

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Monitor UN! Boycott Multinationals! e-Con e-News 21-27 March 2021 Social media, news, gossip columns are abuzz with stories about ministers robbing the treasury, trees being cut (FB photos show lorries with logs in Moratuva, as if that town never had a furniture industryContinue reading “Monitor UN! Boycott Multinationals!”

Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites e-Con e-News 14-20 March 2021 ‘The last people I will listen to is a white face on this issue’ – Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, thus discussed his country’s position on Myanmar.      Locsin fingers English perfidy in Myanmar,Continue reading “Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites”

National Media? International Amnesia!

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” National Media? International Amnesia! e-Con e-News 07-13 March 2021 Hush, baby, hush! Why all this fuss? The customs and the ports, the police and the courts, The hills, seas, beaches, sweat exported west, Don’t belong to us!         Yet! The beaches (and riversContinue reading “National Media? International Amnesia!”

The IMF Orchestra Performs Human Rights in Spring

archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” The IMF Orchestra Performs Human Rights in Spring e-Con e-News 28 February – 06 March 2021 ‘For US Secretary of State Blinken, such horrific level of Covid deaths among his countrymen isn’t a human rights issue. Not a single state functionary in theContinue reading “The IMF Orchestra Performs Human Rights in Spring”

The Elephant-Plantation Conflict

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ The Elephant-Plantation Conflict Central Bank Governor Exposes Economists & Media e-Con e-News 21-27 February 2021 ‘The elephant-people conflict is complex, and its history dates back to English colonialism. Most elephants lived in the montane forests, with only a minority livingContinue reading “The Elephant-Plantation Conflict”

This Multinational Business of Multicultural Separatism

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” This Multinational Business of Multicultural Separatism e-Con e-News 14-20 February 2021 It’s that time of year again to go see the self-appointed white school principal wagging a cane (made out of ‘debt’ and ‘human rights’) behind their back: • Fidel Castro met ChileanContinue reading “This Multinational Business of Multicultural Separatism”

Unilever & the Corporate Hijacking of the UN

email: econenews@gmail.com, blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Unilever & the Corporate Hijacking of the UN e-Con e-News 07-13 February 2021 This is the 150th unbroken weekly issue of ee. This ee tracks how the UN went from claiming to represent countries to more overtly representing multinational corporations. • The EUContinue reading “Unilever & the Corporate Hijacking of the UN”

From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance

email: econenews@gmail.com, blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance e-Con e-News 31 January – 06 February 2021 “Everything needs to be fixed in the context of international standards, in terms of human rights and labor law too” – League of Multinational Corporations in Sri Lanka SwissContinue reading “From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance”

The Continuing War to Prevent Sri Lanka’s Independence

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” The Continuing War to Prevent Sri Lanka’s Independence e-Con e-News 24-30 January 2021 History Lesson 101: There was a National Trust seminar on Sailing Ships of Serendib – In Search of Lost Nautical Culture this week. ee wonders if the seminar mentioned this: TheContinue reading “The Continuing War to Prevent Sri Lanka’s Independence”

The UN, Separatism & the Mechanics of Independence

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” The UN, Separatism & the Mechanics of Independence e-Con e-News 17-23 January 2021 Buying off local military officers by foreign agents is examined in an Island story this week (see ee Sovereignty, Deeper scrutiny of ‘intelligence related matters’)      Also, not a week goesContinue reading “The UN, Separatism & the Mechanics of Independence”

IMF Threats, IFC Munificence & The Anti-Investment Trader Mafia in Sri Lanka

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ IMF Threats, IFC Munificence & The Anti-Investment Trader Mafia in Sri Lanka e-Con e-News 10-16 January 2021 ‘Take it or leave it’ – Was this an International Monetary Fund threat against the Sri Lankan government this week? This MCC-type ultimatum was delivered by JapaneseContinue reading “IMF Threats, IFC Munificence & The Anti-Investment Trader Mafia in Sri Lanka”

Demystifying Development Banks

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Demystifying Development Banks e-Con e-News 03-09 January 2021 ee scans the week’s English news about the economy ee pinpoints particular public pronouncements – most-times whitewash & sometimes inadvertent truth – by usually secretive capitalists, by their representatives in privately hijacked states ee elaborates onContinue reading “Demystifying Development Banks”

Science Research Ransomed Retaken Hostage

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Science Research Ransomed Retaken Hostage e-Con e-News 27 December 2020 – 02 January 2021 “We should not use the word privatization” Puckis Petti Packers! Say it fast, and you hear who really controls our economy!      ee is hallucinating: Are the powers listening toContinue reading “Science Research Ransomed Retaken Hostage”

US Threats & the Great Temple Robbery

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com This week’s illustration includes a Sri Lankan finger ring and headdress, ca. 16th-17C, of gold, rubies, and sapphires, stolen by Portugal, now held in that London Museum “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” US Threats & the Great Temple Robbery e-Con e-News 20-26 December 2020 “The king’s death was mostContinue reading “US Threats & the Great Temple Robbery”

UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance e-Con e-News 13-19 December 2020 Not a day passes by without encountering a worker whose three-wheeler has been ‘seized’ by a finance company for not making a payment, or is unable to repair their vehicle. Most ofContinue reading “UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance”

There’s No Fake Media: The Media is Fake

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” There’s No Fake Media. The Media is Fake.e-Con e-News 6-12 December 2020 “Secret agents, omen readers, and astrologers shall spread the news of devilish manifestations” – Kautilya Toolmakers and suppliers of gold-digging equipment made more money than gold diggers in the North American GoldContinue reading “There’s No Fake Media: The Media is Fake”

A War Economy is Inevitable

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” A War Economy is Inevitable e-Con e-News 30 November – 5 December 2020 “It is time the country moves up from conditions of merchant capital dominance to those of industrial capital dominance. An approach to generate profits through improving value addition in production processesContinue reading “A War Economy is Inevitable”

Male Menstruation, Fund Managers & More Media Myths

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Male Menstruation, Fund Managers & More Media Myths e-Con e-News 22-28 November 2020 This ee peeks at the origins of the 1997 capitalist crash in Asia. What happened to those economies made subject to the multinational corporations and banks, which had taken over capitalContinue reading “Male Menstruation, Fund Managers & More Media Myths”

EU Hybrid Wars & Financial Ratings

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” EU Hybrid Wars & Financial Ratings e-Con e-News 15-21 November 2020 Capitalist public media hides the real plans of the capitalists and spread diversions to promote division among people. They choose diversions by the phases of the moon. This week it was forests, beforeContinue reading “EU Hybrid Wars & Financial Ratings”

US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising e-Con e-News 8-14 November 2020 Those wailing about ‘dictatorship’ forget that the English, when under Japanese attack in World War 2, declared emergency rule. They imposed a war economy here, with restrictions on importsContinue reading “US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising”

‘Docile’ Goviyo, Great Bank Robberies & Kapati Thinktanks

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” ‘Docile’ Goviyo, Great Bank Robberies & Kapati Thinktanks e-Con e-News 1-7 November 2020 Fingerprints left at the daylight hijacking of state-owned Bank of Ceylon and People’s Bank also expose the hand of thinktanks (such as US-funded Advocata, state-funded Institute of Policy Studies) and formerContinue reading “‘Docile’ Goviyo, Great Bank Robberies & Kapati Thinktanks”

How Sri Lanka Became a US Colony in 1948

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” How Sri Lanka Became a US Colony in 1948 e-Con e-News 25-31 October 2020 Not Yet Nidhahasa  – Towering effigies of Ravana were burned across India on October 25, celebrating their annual Dussehra Festival. A fine week for US warmongers to descend on theContinue reading “How Sri Lanka Became a US Colony in 1948”

Pompeo Threatens to Divide Sri Lanka

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Pompeo Threatens to Divide Sri Lanka e-Con e-News 18-24 October 2020 “You’ve made great planes to span the skies You give sight to the blind with other men’s eyes You even make submarines stay submerged for weeks But it don’t make sense you can’tContinue reading “Pompeo Threatens to Divide Sri Lanka”

Export-Quality-Only Economics Exposed!

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Export-Quality Only Economics Exposed! e-Con e-News 11-17 October 2020 “Where do these people keep their hearts? I do not know, but they leave them somewhere else… Ultimately, necessarily, they grow bored with all emotions, these people whom laws, people, institutions make fly down likeContinue reading “Export-Quality-Only Economics Exposed!”

Brandix & the Vulture Sandeshaya

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Brandix & the Vulture Sandeshaya e-Con e-News 04-10 October 2020 US Secretary of State & former CIA director, Mike Pompeo will land here on October 28, the US embassy informs Tamil media Thinnakural. He is coming to pressure Sri Lanka to fall in lineContinue reading “Brandix & the Vulture Sandeshaya”

Blinded Economists, Ratings, Monkey Armies & the Steel Makka

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Blinded Economists & their Ratings, Monkey Armies & the Steel Makka e-Con e-News 27 September – 03 October 2020 • This ee exposes where our present ruling oligarchs come from: the role of these local “Ceylonese” collaborators with colonialism, who got their Portuguese, DutchContinue reading “Blinded Economists, Ratings, Monkey Armies & the Steel Makka”