Economic Crimes? Ask Elizabeth!

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ 4th Anniversary e-Con e-News 18-24 September 2022 The US war on Europe and Russia, along with the threat of nuclear weapons, recalls their World War 2 Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King’s expressed relief that the first atomic bomb used against humans was dropped onContinue reading “Economic Crimes? Ask Elizabeth!”

USA, Japan, & India Turn off the Lights

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 16-22 January 2022 Anyone hear the vroom of 500 million US dollars being paid to the white banks, last Tuesday? No clicking cameras, no clamorous reporters on location. How’s it done? Just a touch of a key? Who sent it from here? Who received itContinue reading “USA, Japan, & India Turn off the Lights”

Ransoming Vaccines & the Indispensable Minimum of Murder

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 06-12 June 2021 In virtually every colonial territory a certain number had to be killed before the survivors would accept the new prospects. This might even be said to introduce a new concept into the study of political economy – the indispensable minimumContinue reading “Ransoming Vaccines & the Indispensable Minimum of Murder”

Big Pharma & Vaccines: Life is a Lottery

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 16-22 May 2021 ‘There are 14 lottery draws per week… They announce producing a millionaire or a billionaire daily. They end up producing a millionaire once in a blue moon and many millions of poor daily.’      This ee recalls the synchronous post-1977Continue reading “Big Pharma & Vaccines: Life is a Lottery”

Media, May Days & Precarity: Say Hello to the Working Class!

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 25 April – 01 May 2021 Unilever & Cancer – Appearing anxious about charges that England’s Unilever promotes and sells cancer-causing products in Sri Lanka, Unilever SL, which sells 300+ products through over 100,000 retailers here, this week convened a ‘scientificContinue reading “Media, May Days & Precarity: Say Hello to the Working Class!”

Postponing Independence for Another 50 Years?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 4-10 April 2021 The 50th anniversary of the JVP uprising in April 1971 recalls the horrific consequences of driving people’s hopes up and then dashing them to the ground. Was the uprising an immunization campaign fronted by dedicated yet immature rebelsContinue reading “Postponing Independence for Another 50 Years?”

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