Japan Yanks SriLankan Airlines

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 25 September – 01 October 2022 An Island editorial this week exposed – perhaps inadvertently – Japan’s sudden sumo moves in Sri Lanka: Japan is trying to further the interests of the strategic forum, QUAD (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue), as a member, by intervening to enableContinue reading “Japan Yanks SriLankan Airlines”

US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 17-23 July 2022 Over the radio I hear the victory bulletins of the scum of the earth. Curiously I examine a map of the continent… I can still see a small door. – Bertolt Brecht, 1940 ‘European ambassadors gave President GR an “ultimatum”, a “lastContinue reading “US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies”

Operation Parippu.2: Now Showing

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 01-07 May 2022 Thin Tamilnadu MPs are foregoing their lunches to send aid to Sri Lanka. ‘Economic’ refugees are sailing from Sri Lanka to India (each having to pay Rs100,000 per ticket!). Drama queens shriek: a palimpsest script is on the boards! The staging ofContinue reading “Operation Parippu.2: Now Showing”

Sinhala & The Class to Build a Country

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 14-20 November 2021 Chief Justice of Ceylon (1811-19) Sir Alexander Johnston demanded a policy of appointing Burghers to the public service: ‘Her Majesty’s Government… ought to show the most marked respect to all persons who are either descendants from Europeans, or who bear any resemblanceContinue reading “Sinhala & The Class to Build a Country”

Thinking Out of Pandora’s Box: Tax Hideouts & Fiscal Colonialism

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 3-9 October 2021 Ruling classes worldwide can rob their own countries but only if they keep their loot in approved US and English hideouts. This is what the US and English media warned the world this week. The best capitalist hideouts for loot are inContinue reading “Thinking Out of Pandora’s Box: Tax Hideouts & Fiscal Colonialism”

Unilever & Attacks on Our Sovereignty

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 18-24 July 2021 • Check out ee’s new Sinhala edition on our blog! • ‘The time for talk is over,’ said a 3wheeler driver to an ee correspondent: when asked for their opinion on the economy. ‘They won’t let the President we electedContinue reading “Unilever & Attacks on Our Sovereignty”

Maharaja’s MTV, Chettiar Bankers & Killer Import Mafia

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 10-17 July 2021 The Mirror does not reflect, it’s mere mirage. The Times is not about this hour but clings to the dying past. The Observer fails to discern, merely distract. The News is not new, but the same old, the same old.Continue reading “Maharaja’s MTV, Chettiar Bankers & Killer Import Mafia”

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