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”

Arab & Indian Merchants in the Oceanic Slave Trade

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 10-16 October 2021 Merchant capital, when it holds a position of dominance, stands everywhere for a system of robbery, so that it is directly connected with plundering, piracy, kidnapping slaves and colonial conquest. Karl Marx, Capital, Vol 3 Whose private jet landed at Bandaranaike atContinue reading “Arab & Indian Merchants in the Oceanic Slave Trade”

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?”

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”

Where Have All the Profits Gone?

For the full ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Where Have All the Profits Gone? e-Con e-News 18-25 April 2020 “When orthodoxy fails, heresy must come into its own” – GVS de Silva ee is ever fascinated by our history – and even more – ee has a nostalgia forContinue reading “Where Have All the Profits Gone?”

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