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”

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!”

Demystifying Development Banks

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Demystifying Development Banks e-Con e-News 03-09 January 2021 ee scans the week’s English news about the economy ee pinpoints particular public pronouncements – most-times whitewash & sometimes inadvertent truth – by usually secretive capitalists, by their representatives in privately hijacked states ee elaborates onContinue reading “Demystifying Development Banks”

EU Hybrid Wars & Financial Ratings

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” EU Hybrid Wars & Financial Ratings e-Con e-News 15-21 November 2020 Capitalist public media hides the real plans of the capitalists and spread diversions to promote division among people. They choose diversions by the phases of the moon. This week it was forests, beforeContinue reading “EU Hybrid Wars & Financial Ratings”

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”

Who Finances the Financiers?

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Who Finances the Financiers? e-Con e-News 19-25 July 2020 • Death: Made in England • Igniting Hanuman’s Tales • US & EU Interfering in Elections •  Murder at the Central Bank • Et Tu Bajaj! • The War of the Road • Even theContinue reading “Who Finances the Financiers?”

2020: The Year of the Whitewash

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” 2020: The Year of the Whitewash e-Con e-News 28 June -04 July 2020 • 23 Port Unions Strike! • “Just Sit at the Front Desk and Look Pretty!“ Who are the 7%? • Warlords & Public-Private Partnerships! • Who are the 7%?” – TheContinue reading “2020: The Year of the Whitewash”

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”

When Traders Masquerade as Industrialists: Recalling SBD de Silva

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” When Traders Masquerade as Industrialists: Recalling SBD de Silva e-Con e-News 07-13 June 2020 “Everywhere there is a push to ‘open the economy’. What is meant, of course, is to bring back, as soon as possible, the profit-seeking activities of capitalist firms. It’s anContinue reading “When Traders Masquerade as Industrialists: Recalling SBD de Silva”

A Spectre Haunts the Central Bank & the Home Market

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” A Spectre Haunts the Central Bank & the Home Market e-Con e-News 31 May – 6 June 2020 “After the crisis is over, we have to have an industrial policy that assures the USA has in any future crisis the ability to manufacture atContinue reading “A Spectre Haunts the Central Bank & the Home Market”

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