Operation Parippu.2: Now Showing

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 01-07 May 2022 Thin Tamilnadu MPs are foregoing their lunches to send aid to Sri Lanka. ‘Economic’ refugees are sailing from Sri Lanka to India (each having to pay Rs100,000 per ticket!). Drama queens shriek: a palimpsest script is on the boards! The staging ofContinue reading “Operation Parippu.2: Now Showing”

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”

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”

Sinophobia & US Demands for Military Bases in Sri Lanka

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 23-29 May 2021 As ee types this issue, the southwest monsoon forms in the western seas. We’re watching Uber drivers park imported Hero motorcycles, and wearily take off imported helmets and plastic armour. They wipe imported majang from their eyes, and clear theirContinue reading “Sinophobia & US Demands for Military Bases in Sri Lanka”

Mafia & Media Hitmen: Multinationals & Import Monopolies

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 09-15 May 2021 The Standard Oil Co (now ExxonMobil, Chevron, Caltex, etc.), accounts for our largest import bill. Unilever grabs 10% of everybody’s income here. They’re the leading mafia hitmen of the import monopolies – fuel, fertilizers, consumer goods, medicines, etc. – inContinue reading “Mafia & Media Hitmen: Multinationals & Import Monopolies”

US Threats & the Great Temple Robbery

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com This week’s illustration includes a Sri Lankan finger ring and headdress, ca. 16th-17C, of gold, rubies, and sapphires, stolen by Portugal, now held in that London Museum “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” US Threats & the Great Temple Robbery e-Con e-News 20-26 December 2020 “The king’s death was mostContinue reading “US Threats & the Great Temple Robbery”

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