US & India Scramble to Slice Sri Lanka

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 19-25 June 2022 • In April, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat publicly announced that India will become Akhand Bharat (Unbroken India) in 10 to 15 years. Bhagwat provided ‘the first timeline’ for the RSS goal of Akhand Bharat gorging on Sri Lanka, Myanmar,Continue reading “US & India Scramble to Slice Sri Lanka”

USA, Japan, & India Turn off the Lights

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 16-22 January 2022 Anyone hear the vroom of 500 million US dollars being paid to the white banks, last Tuesday? No clicking cameras, no clamorous reporters on location. How’s it done? Just a touch of a key? Who sent it from here? Who received itContinue reading “USA, Japan, & India Turn off the Lights”

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”

Vaccine Imperialism: Intellectual Property Rights vs Human Rights

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 29 August – 04 September 2021 From a 19th-century English Government Agent’s Diary in the salubrious ‘vacation’ and plantation district of Nuvara Eliya: “Went on to Kurundu Oya. I have met during this circuit – whether by accident or by design I cannot say –Continue reading “Vaccine Imperialism: Intellectual Property Rights vs Human Rights”

Bajajification, Bhutanization, Jihad & Fordism

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 18-24 April 2021 We won’t even ask why there are no real jewels in these local beauty queens’ crowns – or where those crown jewels did go? But who really controls Sri Lanka’s Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB)? The GSMBContinue reading “Bajajification, Bhutanization, Jihad & Fordism”

Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites e-Con e-News 14-20 March 2021 ‘The last people I will listen to is a white face on this issue’ – Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, thus discussed his country’s position on Myanmar.      Locsin fingers English perfidy in Myanmar,Continue reading “Human Rights, Tree Rights & White Rites”

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!”

Demystifying Development Banks

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Demystifying Development Banks e-Con e-News 03-09 January 2021 ee scans the week’s English news about the economy ee pinpoints particular public pronouncements – most-times whitewash & sometimes inadvertent truth – by usually secretive capitalists, by their representatives in privately hijacked states ee elaborates onContinue reading “Demystifying Development Banks”

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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