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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”

Germany Delivers Sermons on Freedom to Sri Lanka

 “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 24-30 October 2021 “SWRD is remembered for kicking the English out. You’ll be remembered for bringing them back in!“      This is how LSSP politician Colvin R de Silva shot down a proposal by SLFP leader Sirimavo Bandaranaike in 1974 to send Lal Jayawardena (sonContinue reading “Germany Delivers Sermons on Freedom to Sri Lanka”