Trade Bankers Strangle Sri Lanka’s Economy

“Before you study the economics, study the economists!” 3rd Anniversary Issue e-Con e-News 19-25 September 2021 Binara Poya rose just before the autumn equinox of the northern hemisphere this year, auguring the drip drip drip of October’s intermonsoonal showers. Midst the Vassana retreat of the Sangha, the onset of the Maha rice season signals newContinue reading “Trade Bankers Strangle Sri Lanka’s Economy”

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”

What About An Economic History of Sri Lanka?

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 13-19 June 2021 If you know your history, then you’d know where I’m coming from, Then you wouldn’t have to ask me, who the hell do you think I am? – Bob Marley, Buffalo Soldier This ee’s special focus is on S.B.D. deContinue reading “What About An Economic History of Sri Lanka?”

Big Pharma & Vaccines: Life is a Lottery

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 16-22 May 2021 ‘There are 14 lottery draws per week… They announce producing a millionaire or a billionaire daily. They end up producing a millionaire once in a blue moon and many millions of poor daily.’      This ee recalls the synchronous post-1977Continue reading “Big Pharma & Vaccines: Life is a Lottery”

Mafia & Media Hitmen: Multinationals & Import Monopolies

blog: eesrilanka.wordpress.com “Before you study the economics, study the economists!” e-Con e-News 09-15 May 2021 The Standard Oil Co (now ExxonMobil, Chevron, Caltex, etc.), accounts for our largest import bill. Unilever grabs 10% of everybody’s income here. They’re the leading mafia hitmen of the import monopolies – fuel, fertilizers, consumer goods, medicines, etc. – inContinue reading “Mafia & Media Hitmen: Multinationals & Import Monopolies”

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”

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