Japan Yanks SriLankan Airlines

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 25 September – 01 October 2022 An Island editorial this week exposed – perhaps inadvertently – Japan’s sudden sumo moves in Sri Lanka: Japan is trying to further the interests of the strategic forum, QUAD (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue), as a member, by intervening to enableContinue reading “Japan Yanks SriLankan Airlines”

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”

1962 to 2022: From Coup to Coup

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 10-16 July 2022 A coup is in the making. Perchance, it’s the same old coup. To snatch any remaining sovereign power from the people. Especially economic independence. To postpone full independence yet again, by soaking it in more of that sticky stuff that normally flowsContinue reading “1962 to 2022: From Coup to Coup”

Sri Lanka’s Head on the Block

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 03-09 July 2022 The most valuable colonial possession on the globe, giving to our Indian Empire a security it had not enjoyed from its first establishment – English PM William Pitt, after the Dutch ‘ceded’ Ceylon, 1802 Far from Ukraine, Sri Lanka is the epicenterContinue reading “Sri Lanka’s Head on the Block”

US Sabotage of Sri Lanka’s Supply Chains

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 08-14 May 2022 The US Treasury, which controls the IMF, etc., is sending a team to Sri Lanka. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s speech in April to the Atlantic Council in Washington offers clues into the ‘failure’ of Sri Lanka’s supply chains. In her speech,Continue reading “US Sabotage of Sri Lanka’s Supply Chains”

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