The Comedy of Oil & Other World Wars

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ The Comedy of Oil & Other World Wars e-Con e-News 20-26 February 2022 ‘The civil war in Yemen and the coup in Bolivia – both followed a rejection of IMF terms’ – ee Sovereignty, What You Should Know A comedy worthy of the pen ofContinue reading “The Comedy of Oil & Other World Wars”

Sex & the US Colony

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 02-08 January 2022 Ceaseless as waves jostling the shores are the spectacular duels and diversions of the capitalist media. Their gloomy blue moaning, suppurating white foams, spit sprays of silvery verbiage crashing upon the Black rocks of our primordial recalcitrance, eroding the golden sands andContinue reading “Sex & the US Colony”

The World Bank Driving Madness on Our Roads

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 26 December 2021 – 01 January 2022 30 people are killed or seriously mangled every day on Sri Lanka’s roads, wails the World Bank. 38,000 people annually. But they don’t blame themselves or the IMF. They plan to make it worse.      This ‘mass murderContinue reading “The World Bank Driving Madness on Our Roads”

The IMF: Import Mafia Fundamentalists

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 12-18 December 2021 The US has about 50% of the world’s wealth but only 6.3% of its population. This disparity is particularly great as between ourselves and the peoples of Asia… Our real task in the coming period is to devise a pattern of relationshipsContinue reading “The IMF: Import Mafia Fundamentalists”

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”

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”

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