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”

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 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”

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!”

Make the Central Bank Independent of Capitalism

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Make the Central Bank Independent of Capitalism e-Con e-News 21-27 June 2020 1934 Ceylon Banking Commission • 1956 Ministry of Industries • No Lessons Learned • ‘Insurrection’ to Save Capitalism • Titanium Titanics • Finance’s Doom Loop • Unilever White&Lovely “The most urgent problemContinue reading “Make the Central Bank Independent of Capitalism”

Big Assets, Small Minds

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Big Assets, Small Minds e-Con e-News 14-20 June 2020 “A true industrial ecosystem like in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, produces the yarn, the cloth, the accessories, the machines and the parts” (see ee Focus, Small-Minded) “Observers have compared the power now exercised by asset managersContinue reading “Big Assets, Small Minds”

Bandung Buruvo, Bailouts & Giveaways

Archives: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Bandung Buruvo, Bailouts & Giveaways e-Con e-News 17-23 May 2020 The media is blaming the capitalist collapse on a virus. This ee shows how the multinational Unilever and its owners have been using Covid-19 to stage-manage a meltdown already in motion. (see ee Economists, Hudson).Continue reading “Bandung Buruvo, Bailouts & Giveaways”

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