Arab & Indian Merchants in the Oceanic Slave Trade

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 10-16 October 2021 Merchant capital, when it holds a position of dominance, stands everywhere for a system of robbery, so that it is directly connected with plundering, piracy, kidnapping slaves and colonial conquest. Karl Marx, Capital, Vol 3 Whose private jet landed at Bandaranaike atContinue reading “Arab & Indian Merchants in the Oceanic Slave Trade”

US Grabs Mannar Basin Energy Reserves

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 26 September – 02 October 2021 Vultures, dressed in eagles’ feathers, are circling. The odour of distemper, blood and oil and gas swirls thicker.      They come ‘donating’ medicines and fancy second-hand equipment – for which we will eventually pay by buying parts, etc. ButContinue reading “US Grabs Mannar Basin Energy Reserves”

False Nationalism, False Industrialization in Sri Lanka

ee archive: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” False Nationalism, False Industrialization in Sri Lanka e-Con e-News 13-19 September 2020 • Why Merchants, Moneylenders & Landlords Rule • A Ministry of Steel? •  Gandhi vs Wimalasurendra • Local Auto Sourcing Promises • Media & the Dictatorship of Exports • Stockmarket High asContinue reading “False Nationalism, False Industrialization in Sri Lanka”

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