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”

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)”

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”

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”

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”

‘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”

Banking on the Future Now

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Banking on the Future Now e-Con e-News 06 – 12 September 2020 • Major Banks Still Foreign-owned after 1948 • DJ Wimalasurendra vs DS Senanayake • World Bank Destroyed Cultivation Committees • WB to Control Local Banks? • Slaver & Opium Trader Buys VirtusaContinue reading “Banking on the Future Now”

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