Economic Crimes? Ask Elizabeth!

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ 4th Anniversary e-Con e-News 18-24 September 2022 The US war on Europe and Russia, along with the threat of nuclear weapons, recalls their World War 2 Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King’s expressed relief that the first atomic bomb used against humans was dropped onContinue reading “Economic Crimes? Ask Elizabeth!”

Aunty Sam’s Eggs Set to Hatch

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 11-17 September 2022 Our political education must take place within revolutionary educational structures. If it doesn’t, we will believe that World War II started in 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. It actually began in 1937 when Japan attacked China. – ee Media, Decolonizing the MindContinue reading “Aunty Sam’s Eggs Set to Hatch”

UN, IMF, Budget…All of a Piece

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 28 August – 03 September 2022 The current rage is to curse power cuts, politicians, and to spread despair, defeatism. So who will tell our children of the strivings to harness our own sources of energy? Of the luxurious exertions of the import-export merchants inContinue reading “UN, IMF, Budget…All of a Piece”

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”

US-Indo ReColonization & IMF Death-Debt Trap

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News  24-30 April 2022 May May Day Unite All Workers to Say NO to the IMF! He may be a fool, but he’s our fool If you think you’re better than him, you’re wrong Randy Newman, Kingfish A man clambers up onto that iconic statue ofContinue reading “US-Indo ReColonization & IMF Death-Debt Trap”

GI Jane & Jai Jawan: US & Indian Oil War Games in Sri Lanka

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 27 March – 02 April 2022 A US Naval Warfare College study recommends escalating energy policy to strangle nations: ‘Sharply rising commodity prices resulting from NATO’s expansion against Russia have prompted comparisons with the 1973 oil crisis. But this energy shock is different, and arguablyContinue reading “GI Jane & Jai Jawan: US & Indian Oil War Games in Sri Lanka”

English & German Cartels Whitewashing Sri Lanka’s History

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 13-19 February 2022 “Colonies should not be permitted to manufacture so much as a horseshoe nail’ – William Pitt the Elder (Earl of Chatham, 1770) • Astrologers! Here is a list of Planetary Coincidences: An all-new US Envoy disembarks, twittering of human rights, just asContinue reading “English & German Cartels Whitewashing Sri Lanka’s History”

A Quicky World History of Fake Debt, Default & Destruction

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 06-12 February 2022 Bloomberg News falsely proclaimed, ‘Russia invades Ukraine’, on Friday, February 4. Bloomberg left this headline up for 24 minutes on its digital frontpage. At least 100,000 contracts were being traded when stocks plunged, due to that headline. Bloomberg later apologized: ‘We prepareContinue reading “A Quicky World History of Fake Debt, Default & Destruction”

The Jailing of Craft & Other Crimes of the Arts

‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ e-Con e-News 23-29 January 2022 Welcome to the 200th edition of ee. Bankers say it is a greater crime to rob a bank than to own a bank. Our economists say, it is a far greater crime to make a tractor than import a tractor.      Invaders,Continue reading “The Jailing of Craft & Other Crimes of the Arts”

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”

Unilever, IMF, Oxfam & Geneva Games

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 22-28 August 2021 • The hoarding of vaccines and the refusal to share their patents is the ‘human rights’ scandal of the century. Capitalism is prolonging the Covid plague to halt capitalist decline, while proclaiming their love for the environment and human rights. The capitalistContinue reading “Unilever, IMF, Oxfam & Geneva Games”

Geneva Prostitution & The Ban on Industrialization

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 01-07 August 2021 That One Billion Dollars Sri Lanka had to pay in July as so-called ‘debt’ ongoing, where exactly did it go? If it were to China, the white-out media would be howling! Why are these media’s lambs so silent? • SouthContinue reading Geneva Prostitution & The Ban on Industrialization

Ransoming Vaccines & the Indispensable Minimum of Murder

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 06-12 June 2021 In virtually every colonial territory a certain number had to be killed before the survivors would accept the new prospects. This might even be said to introduce a new concept into the study of political economy – the indispensable minimumContinue reading “Ransoming Vaccines & the Indispensable Minimum of Murder”

This Ocean called Indian: The Last Frontier?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com email: econenews@gmail.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 11-17 April 2021 A US warship this week violated India’s claim to its ‘Exclusive Economic Zone’ in the Bay of Bengal. Then an Indian warship, rather than challenging the US intrusion, instead entered Colombo Port to wish us happy new year!Continue reading “This Ocean called Indian: The Last Frontier?”

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!”

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”

IMF Threats, IFC Munificence & The Anti-Investment Trader Mafia in Sri Lanka

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com ‘Before you study the economics, study the economists!’ IMF Threats, IFC Munificence & The Anti-Investment Trader Mafia in Sri Lanka e-Con e-News 10-16 January 2021 ‘Take it or leave it’ – Was this an International Monetary Fund threat against the Sri Lankan government this week? This MCC-type ultimatum was delivered by JapaneseContinue reading “IMF Threats, IFC Munificence & The Anti-Investment Trader Mafia in Sri Lanka”

No Media, No Map, No Plan?

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” 2nd Anniversary Issue: No Media, No Map, No Plan? e-Con e-News 20-26 September 2020 Murder, Modi & Mahinda • SWRD Assassins still Unexposed • China-Russia Alliance Is it mere coincidence that India’s PM Modi called Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on the 61st anniversary ofContinue reading “No Media, No Map, No Plan?”

Who Finances the Financiers?

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” Who Finances the Financiers? e-Con e-News 19-25 July 2020 • Death: Made in England • Igniting Hanuman’s Tales • US & EU Interfering in Elections •  Murder at the Central Bank • Et Tu Bajaj! • The War of the Road • Even theContinue reading “Who Finances the Financiers?”

May Day’s Viral General Strike

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” May Day’s Viral General Strike e-Con e-News 26 April – 02 May 2020 “Heaven and earth are in great turmoil, what an excellent opportunity!” It was a May Day like no other. In June 1954, journalist Rhoda de Silva wrote in Les Temps Moderne,Continue reading “May Day’s Viral General Strike”

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