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?”

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”

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”

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”

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!”

‘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”

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”

The Ghost of Philip Gunawardena & the Cry for a Cultural Revolution

eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” The Ghost of Philip Gunawardena & the Cry for a Cultural Revolution e-Con e-News 02-08 August 2020 “Sir”, Philip told SWRD, “Your life itself is in danger…” As the sun set on October 1958, a foretelling rang out, with the murder of Dingiri Banda of Alawwa,Continue reading “The Ghost of Philip Gunawardena & the Cry for a Cultural Revolution”

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