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”

Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On e-Con e-News 27 February – 05 March 2022 • Most of this ee is a vast dreary compendium of the English news of the last week, mostly from Sri Lanka. All it goes to show is that,Continue reading “Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On”

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”

Unilever, their Media Pulp & The Last Buffalo

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 02-08 May 2021 The hit songs headlining the media, the frowning of economists, the dismay of NGOs, etc., emanate from the songbooks of the US State and US Treasury Departments (who control the World Bank and the IMF), and the banksContinue reading “Unilever, their Media Pulp & The Last Buffalo”

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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