Aunty Sam’s Eggs Set to Hatch

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 11-17 September 2022 Our political education must take place within revolutionary educational structures. If it doesn’t, we will believe that World War II started in 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. It actually began in 1937 when Japan attacked China. – ee Media, Decolonizing the MindContinue reading “Aunty Sam’s Eggs Set to Hatch”

Sri Lanka’s Head on the Block

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 03-09 July 2022 The most valuable colonial possession on the globe, giving to our Indian Empire a security it had not enjoyed from its first establishment – English PM William Pitt, after the Dutch ‘ceded’ Ceylon, 1802 Far from Ukraine, Sri Lanka is the epicenterContinue reading “Sri Lanka’s Head on the Block”

US & India Scramble to Slice Sri Lanka

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 19-25 June 2022 • In April, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat publicly announced that India will become Akhand Bharat (Unbroken India) in 10 to 15 years. Bhagwat provided ‘the first timeline’ for the RSS goal of Akhand Bharat gorging on Sri Lanka, Myanmar,Continue reading “US & India Scramble to Slice Sri Lanka”

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”

IMF Cowboys & Indians Wage Oil Wars in Rambukkana

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 17-23 April 2022 The IMF & Rambukkana – Queues were allowed to lengthen at that filling station in Rambukkana in the days leading up to fateful Tuesday (19th). On Monday the 18th, people had accused staff at the filling station of withholding stocks of fuelContinue reading “IMF Cowboys & Indians Wage Oil Wars in Rambukkana”

The Jailing of Craft & Other Crimes of the Arts

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 23-29 January 2022 Welcome to the 200th edition of ee. Bankers say it is a greater crime to rob a bank than to own a bank. Our economists say, it is a far greater crime to make a tractor than import a tractor.      Invaders,Continue reading “The Jailing of Craft & Other Crimes of the Arts”

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”

Flabbergasting Flipflops

Please note the new address of our ee blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Flabbergasting Flipflops e-Con e-News 12-18 April 2020 Mangos tantalize on the trees. Flowers bloom! The air turns cool. The koha heralds. Happy New Year and a great life to ee Readers!      This year, midst a miasmaContinue reading “Flabbergasting Flipflops”

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