Chaos Management: Pretext for Invasion

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 15-21 May 2022 The US ambassador illegally met last week with Sri Lanka’s Army Commander General Shavendra Silva – without the permission of the President of Sri Lanka. So claims a ‘popularized’ vlogger (see ee Sovereignty, Shavi).      For what, or why? The story couldContinue reading “Chaos Management: Pretext for Invasion”

Sri Lanka Taken Hostage

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 10-16 April 2022 The lush trees of Galle Face Green were first clearcut by Dutch invaders, to fire their cannons against Sinhala attacks from the south. The Dutch word faas (face) described the front of their fort’s Gal Gate, as it faced Galle. The area’sContinue reading “Sri Lanka Taken Hostage”

The US Demands Military Bases in Sri Lanka

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News  03-09 April 2022 The Rains are Here! A Happy New Year! Importers are Protesting! The US & EU & England & India are Protesting! Colombo 7 is Protesting! The People too are Protesting! Who shall Prevail? This ee unearths the origins and role, of theContinue reading “The US Demands Military Bases in Sri Lanka”

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”

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”

The Planned Dividing of Sri Lanka & its Mythical Debts

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 09-15 January 2022 In 1917 the USSR rejected Czarist debt. In 1949 China rejected colonial debt. In 1959 Cuba rejected colonial debt. Parasitic oligarchies the world over have to hide their loot in the white ‘havens’. US, English and EU spy agencies know all aboutContinue reading “The Planned Dividing of Sri Lanka & its Mythical Debts”

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”

A Counterfeit Cyclone is on its Way

 ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 21-27 November 2021 “Climate Change” is camouflaging “Regime Change”, and “Global Warming” beclouding “Global Warring.” Gaps between meteorology, astrology & ideology narrow by the nanosecond. ‘Carbon Rights’ is weaponized & capitalized like ‘Human Rights”. ‘Sustainable’ is code for keeping dead capitalism alive, as ‘global’ multinationalContinue reading “A Counterfeit Cyclone is on its Way”

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”

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”

Capitalism’s New Fair & Lovely Plastic Surgery

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 20-26 June 2021 Big Fs all dominated this week’s capitalist media: Fuel, Food, Finance, Pharma, Farming, Fertilizer, Foreign-investment! But the biggest F of all is the failure of banks to finance modern production. This, they ignore…. • Smuggling! Families of the merchant oligarchyContinue reading “Capitalism’s New Fair & Lovely Plastic Surgery”

This Ocean called Indian: The Last Frontier?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 11-17 April 2021 A US warship this week violated India’s claim to its ‘Exclusive Economic Zone’ in the Bay of Bengal. Then an Indian warship, rather than challenging the US intrusion, instead entered Colombo Port to wish us happy new year!Continue reading “This Ocean called Indian: The Last Frontier?”

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”

Export-Quality-Only Economics Exposed!

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Export-Quality Only Economics Exposed! e-Con e-News 11-17 October 2020 “Where do these people keep their hearts? I do not know, but they leave them somewhere else… Ultimately, necessarily, they grow bored with all emotions, these people whom laws, people, institutions make fly down likeContinue reading “Export-Quality-Only Economics Exposed!”

Steel is Rice & Rice is Steel

Please note the new address of our blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Steel is Rice & Rice is Steel e-Con e-News 29 March – 04 April 2020 “There are decades where nothing happens & weeks where decades happen…” (Guess who gave us this perfect epigram for these times? – seeContinue reading “Steel is Rice & Rice is Steel”

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