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”

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”

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”

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