Ceylon Tobacco Company & Multinational Spy Networks

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 30 January – 05 February 2022 Top Pharma importer and fake ‘local’ drug manufacturer Hemas reported this week, it’s joining oil multinationals US Exxon-Chevron and French Total, in quitting Myanmar: NATO is escalating another terrorist war there on its government and people. Meanwhile the USContinue reading “Ceylon Tobacco Company & Multinational Spy Networks”

Import-Export Mafia, Drug Lords, Media Barons & Flexible Workers

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 5-11 December 2021 An ‘international drug mafia’ and ‘fraudulent business operations’ were identified as ‘major challenges’ in Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa’s 2022 budget speech. This mafia, if you believe the capitalist media, is led by people with Sinhala village names – Makandure Madush, et.Continue reading “Import-Export Mafia, Drug Lords, Media Barons & Flexible Workers”

US Grabs Mannar Basin Energy Reserves

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 26 September – 02 October 2021 Vultures, dressed in eagles’ feathers, are circling. The odour of distemper, blood and oil and gas swirls thicker.      They come ‘donating’ medicines and fancy second-hand equipment – for which we will eventually pay by buying parts, etc. ButContinue reading “US Grabs Mannar Basin Energy Reserves”

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”

From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance

email: econenews@gmail.com, blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance e-Con e-News 31 January – 06 February 2021 “Everything needs to be fixed in the context of international standards, in terms of human rights and labor law too” – League of Multinational Corporations in Sri Lanka SwissContinue reading “From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance”

Who Rules? The State or the Import Merchants?

Please note the new address of our ee blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Who Rules? The State or the Import Merchants? e-Con e-News 22-28 March 2020 At this vital hour, listen to this speech delivered by Philip Gunawardena to the scientific community of Sri Lanka in the 1960s, where heContinue reading “Who Rules? The State or the Import Merchants?”

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