World Bank Hijacks Ministry of Finance

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 14-20 August 2022 The ruling class is disproportionately Muslim, Tamil & Christian – as well as descendants of Parsee, Sindhi, Chettiar & Gujarati immigrants. The 50-odd Parsees are the richest single community in the country, owning Abans, and much of Keells, CIC, Cargills, etc. MostContinue reading “World Bank Hijacks Ministry of Finance”

US Plots North-East Referendum & IMF Land Grab

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 23-29 July 2022 The US Pacific Fleet, and their Australian henchayas in warfare, continue their synchronized splashing about, in this ocean called Indian, until August 04. Their RIMPAC Exercise 2022 has been ongoing since June 29, and is accused of hampering oceanic trade to SriContinue reading “US Plots North-East Referendum & IMF Land Grab”

US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 17-23 July 2022 Over the radio I hear the victory bulletins of the scum of the earth. Curiously I examine a map of the continent… I can still see a small door. – Bertolt Brecht, 1940 ‘European ambassadors gave President GR an “ultimatum”, a “lastContinue reading “US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies”

US Female War Criminal Lands to Lecture Sri Lanka on Human Rights & MCC

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 06-12 March 2022 • The US State Department is threatening to send Victoria ‘Fuck the EU’ Nuland, Undersecretary for Political Affairs, to Sri Lanka on 22 March, with Assistant Secretary for South Central Asian Affairs Donald ‘Banana 2’ Lu. S/he will be allowed to issueContinue reading “US Female War Criminal Lands to Lecture Sri Lanka on Human Rights & MCC”

Ceylon Tobacco Company & Multinational Spy Networks

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 30 January – 05 February 2022 Top Pharma importer and fake ‘local’ drug manufacturer Hemas reported this week, it’s joining oil multinationals US Exxon-Chevron and French Total, in quitting Myanmar: NATO is escalating another terrorist war there on its government and people. Meanwhile the USContinue reading “Ceylon Tobacco Company & Multinational Spy Networks”

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”

BlockChains, Supply Chains, Slave Chains & Small Change

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 19-25 December 2021 What language do bats speak? Vavuluva – Bat-ese or Bat-ish – was a 1939 poem by Rapiyel Tennakoon making fun of such pseudo-luminaries as German philologist Wilhelm Geiger, mis-translator of the famed Sinhala chronicle The Mahavamsa. The Bat is ‘Sir’ DB Jayatilleka,Continue reading “BlockChains, Supply Chains, Slave Chains & Small Change”

Killing the Lights: Ruin Peasants, Export Workers

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 28 November – 04 December 2021 “…uppermost in Wimalasurendra’s mind was the harnessing of the Laxapana waters to produce hydroelectricity and to supply ‘lakhs of lights’ as the name Laxapana implies. 9 long years later, a project based on the original proposals of Wimalasurendra butContinue reading “Killing the Lights: Ruin Peasants, Export Workers”

Unilever & the Corporate Hijacking of the UN

email: econenews@gmail.com, blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Unilever & the Corporate Hijacking of the UN e-Con e-News 07-13 February 2021 This is the 150th unbroken weekly issue of ee. This ee tracks how the UN went from claiming to represent countries to more overtly representing multinational corporations. • The EUContinue reading “Unilever & the Corporate Hijacking of the UN”

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