English & German Cartels Whitewashing Sri Lanka’s History

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 13-19 February 2022 “Colonies should not be permitted to manufacture so much as a horseshoe nail’ – William Pitt the Elder (Earl of Chatham, 1770) • Astrologers! Here is a list of Planetary Coincidences: An all-new US Envoy disembarks, twittering of human rights, just asContinue reading “English & German Cartels Whitewashing Sri Lanka’s History”

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”

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