IMF Delays Dollars to Fuel the Flames

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 12-18 June 2022 Much of what is depicted as vast corruption is ‘accepted as standard procedure‘ in business and banks – John Whitehead, former Goldman Sachs Co-Chairman, former US Deputy Secretary of State Everything needs to be fixed in the context of international standards, inContinue reading “IMF Delays Dollars to Fuel the Flames”

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”

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”

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”

Sri Lanka Still Dancing in Lipton’s Circus

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 31 October – 6 November  2021 Sri Lanka’s President, speaking at the COP26 enviro-farce in Glasgow, from where Thomas Lipton and his tea business was unleashed on the world, could’ve pointed to that Scottish city’s landmarks: built up from the English plunder of Sri Lanka:Continue reading “Sri Lanka Still Dancing in Lipton’s Circus”

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”

From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance

email: econenews@gmail.com, blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance e-Con e-News 31 January – 06 February 2021 “Everything needs to be fixed in the context of international standards, in terms of human rights and labor law too” – League of Multinational Corporations in Sri Lanka SwissContinue reading “From Soulbury Independence to Geneva Governance”

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