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”

The IMF Orchestra Performs Human Rights in Spring

archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” The IMF Orchestra Performs Human Rights in Spring e-Con e-News 28 February – 06 March 2021 ‘For US Secretary of State Blinken, such horrific level of Covid deaths among his countrymen isn’t a human rights issue. Not a single state functionary in theContinue reading “The IMF Orchestra Performs Human Rights in Spring”

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”

US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising e-Con e-News 8-14 November 2020 Those wailing about ‘dictatorship’ forget that the English, when under Japanese attack in World War 2, declared emergency rule. They imposed a war economy here, with restrictions on importsContinue reading “US Election Drones, Rogue English Civil Service & 1848 Uprising”

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