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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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