Economy is bigger instrument of residual colonialism - bigger than military as an instrument of modern western colonialism. The economy related topics do get a mention at SF but just like science the efforts are not in proportion to the importance of the topic.
To kick start let us take this very recent lecture by Imran Hossein Sb.
He does not mince his words - a badly required commodity.
Of course there is a theory involved by his argument is not trivial.