US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 17-23 July 2022 Over the radio I hear the victory bulletins of the scum of the earth. Curiously I examine a map of the continent… I can still see a small door. – Bertolt Brecht, 1940 ‘European ambassadors gave President GR an “ultimatum”, a “lastContinue reading “US, India, UN – A Web of White Lies”

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”

Trade Bankers Strangle Sri Lanka’s Economy

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” 3rd Anniversary Issue e-Con e-News 19-25 September 2021 Binara Poya rose just before the autumn equinox of the northern hemisphere this year, auguring the drip drip drip of October’s intermonsoonal showers. Midst the Vassana retreat of the Sangha, the onset of the Maha rice season signals newContinue reading “Trade Bankers Strangle Sri Lanka’s Economy”

Unilever & Attacks on Our Sovereignty

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 18-24 July 2021 • Check out ee’s new Sinhala edition on our blog! • ‘The time for talk is over,’ said a 3wheeler driver to an ee correspondent: when asked for their opinion on the economy. ‘They won’t let the President we electedContinue reading “Unilever & Attacks on Our Sovereignty”

Carbon-Conscious Standard Chartered Bank Prevents Making Vaccines

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 04-10 July 2021 The Maharaja Group is a large bulk importer of fertilizer, through their chemical subsidiary Harrison. Maharaja owns Sirasa and News1st TV, which are screaming themselves hoarse, against the chemical fertilizer ban, joining with other media in calling on peasants toContinue reading “Carbon-Conscious Standard Chartered Bank Prevents Making Vaccines”

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