Origins of a Whiter-than-White Civil Service in Sri Lanka

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 17-23 October 2021 There’s jokey anecdote about a visiting delegation from China in the 1980s, who were meeting government officials in Sri Lanka. They were introduced to a ‘Permanent Secretary’ in a powerful Ministry. ‘What in the heavens is a “Permanent Secretary?”’ One Chinese officialContinue reading “Origins of a Whiter-than-White Civil Service in Sri Lanka”

Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites e-Con e-News 14-20 March 2021 ‘The last people I will listen to is a white face on this issue’ – Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, thus discussed his country’s position on Myanmar.      Locsin fingers English perfidy in Myanmar,Continue reading “Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites”

US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising e-Con e-News 8-14 November 2020 Those wailing about ‘dictatorship’ forget that the English, when under Japanese attack in World War 2, declared emergency rule. They imposed a war economy here, with restrictions on importsContinue reading “US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising”

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