Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On e-Con e-News 27 February – 05 March 2022 • Most of this ee is a vast dreary compendium of the English news of the last week, mostly from Sri Lanka. All it goes to show is that,Continue reading “Apples & Oranges & the Lights Come On”

Monitor UN! Boycott Multinationals!

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Monitor UN! Boycott Multinationals! e-Con e-News 21-27 March 2021 Social media, news, gossip columns are abuzz with stories about ministers robbing the treasury, trees being cut (FB photos show lorries with logs in Moratuva, as if that town never had a furniture industryContinue reading “Monitor UN! Boycott Multinationals!”

National Media? International Amnesia!

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” National Media? International Amnesia! e-Con e-News 07-13 March 2021 Hush, baby, hush! Why all this fuss? The customs and the ports, the police and the courts, The hills, seas, beaches, sweat exported west, Don’t belong to us!         Yet! The beaches (and riversContinue reading “National Media? International Amnesia!”

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”

UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance e-Con e-News 13-19 December 2020 Not a day passes by without encountering a worker whose three-wheeler has been ‘seized’ by a finance company for not making a payment, or is unable to repair their vehicle. Most ofContinue reading “UnMasking the Fraud & Farce of MicroFinance”

Export-Quality-Only Economics Exposed!

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Export-Quality Only Economics Exposed! e-Con e-News 11-17 October 2020 “Where do these people keep their hearts? I do not know, but they leave them somewhere else… Ultimately, necessarily, they grow bored with all emotions, these people whom laws, people, institutions make fly down likeContinue reading “Export-Quality-Only Economics Exposed!”

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